1983 Mazda RX-7 Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Mazda RX-7’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1983 RX-7, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Mazda RX-7 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your RX-7’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1983 Mazda RX-7 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Mazda RX-7 transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your RX-7’s not even driveable.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 1983 RX-7s

Your RX-7’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mazda. First off, the transmission fluid in your RX-7 should be exchanged regularly with Mazda-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1983 RX-7 up to Mazda-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your RX-7’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Mazda running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Mazda RX-7 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mazda RX-7 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 RX-7’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1983 Mazda RX-7’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mazda's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Mazda tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your RX-7’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my RX-7 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Mazda RX-7 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.
  • Can Mazda RX-7 transmission fluid leak? Yes. Mazda RX-7 transmission fluid can leak as time passes, which may lead to transmission problems. Transmission fluid leaks are often caused by worn or damaged transmission components, such as the transmission pan, cooler lines, seals, or housing. An overfilled transmission may also be behind your transmission fluid leak.
  • Who fixes Mazda RX-7 transmission leaks? If you have a problem with your transmission system, don’t hesitate to visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our expert technicians can diagnose and repair RX-7 transmission leaks and other issues. Schedule an appointment today!
  • Can I drive my Mazda RX-7 with a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your RX-7 if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.