2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Service

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

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

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your MX-5 Miata at all.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 2017 MX-5 Miatas

Your MX-5 Miata’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mazda. First off, your MX-5 Miata differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Mazda-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 2017  Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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 keep your Mazda running for miles and miles.

Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your MX-5 Miata’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Mazda's brakes? 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 light the load might seem. Defying your MX-5 Miata towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. 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? Maintaining your Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.