1996 Mazda 626 Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Mazda 626’s Transmission Some TLC

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.

Why is Your 1996 626’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Mazda 626 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Mazda 626 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your 626 isn’t working at all.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 1996 626s

According to Mazda, your 626’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your 626 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Mazda-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1996 626 services and perform them according to Mazda-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your 626’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Mazda running for miles and miles.

Mazda 626 Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Mazda 626 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 626’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1996 Mazda 626’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Mazda? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Mazda tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your 626’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 626 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my 626 transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Mazda 626’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Mazda, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.