2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Service & Repairs

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

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your MX-5 Miata today.

What Does Your Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your MX-5 Miata’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Mazda MX-5 Miata 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 MX-5 Miata transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your MX-5 Miata isn’t working at all.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 2014 MX-5 Miatas

According to Mazda, your MX-5 Miata’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Mazda recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miatas at certain intervals with Mazda-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2014 MX-5 Miata up to Mazda-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your MX-5 Miata’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your MX-5 Miata's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Mazda's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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 volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your MX-5 Miata towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my MX-5 Miata's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Mazda's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.