2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Service

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

Service Schedule for 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

When is the best time to get transmission services for your 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata?

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 or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your MX-5 Miata isn’t working at all.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 2018 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 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miatas at certain intervals with Mazda-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2018 MX-5 Miata services and perform them according to Mazda-recommended specifications. 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 engine running at peak performance.

Mazda MX-5 Miata Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Mazda MX-5 Miata transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with 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 trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Mazda? 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 offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my MX-5 Miata's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.