Transmission Services for 2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Show Your Mazda MX-5 Miata’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2009 MX-5 Miata, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata Service Schedule

When is it time for 2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission service or repair?

What Does Your Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your MX-5 Miata at all.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 2009 MX-5 Miatas

According to Mazda, your MX-5 Miata’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your MX-5 Miata should be exchanged regularly with Mazda-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2009 MX-5 Miata up to Mazda-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your MX-5 Miata’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your MX-5 Miata a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mazda's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mazda MX-5 Miata? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your MX-5 Miata’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your MX-5 Miata is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my MX-5 Miata transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Mazda MX-5 Miata’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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.