1987 Mazda RX-7 Transmission Service

Brake for Mazda RX-7 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1987 RX-7, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Mazda RX-7 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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1987 Mazda RX-7 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Mazda RX-7 transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your RX-7 at all.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 1987 RX-7s

According to Mazda, your RX-7’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your RX-7 should be exchanged regularly with Mazda-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1987  Mazda RX-7 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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.

Mazda RX-7 Transmission Service 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 inspect your RX-7's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Mazda RX-7 Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my 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.
  • What can I tow in a Mazda? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your RX-7 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my RX-7's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1987 RX-7’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.