1989 Mazda RX-7 Transmission Service & Repairs

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Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your RX-7 today.

What’s the Importance of Your 1989 RX-7’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose 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. 1989 Mazda RX-7 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mazda RX-7 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your RX-7’s not even driveable.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 1989 RX-7s

Your RX-7’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mazda. Specifically, your RX-7 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Mazda-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 RX-7 services and perform them according to Mazda-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your RX-7’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Mazda RX-7 Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Mazda RX-7 transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your RX-7 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1989 Mazda RX-7’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your 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 I tow in a Mazda RX-7? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your RX-7’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my RX-7 transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Mazda RX-7’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Can Mazda RX-7 transmission fluid leak? Yes, your Mazda RX-7 can develop a transmission fluid leak. As your RX-7 ages, parts of the transmission system might wear out or break down, leading to a leak and possible transmission issues. Common causes of transmission fluid leaks include worn seals, a damaged transmission housing, a loose or cracked transmission pan, an overfilled transmission, or faulty transmission lines.
  • Who does Mazda RX-7 transmission repair? 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!
  • Is it okay to drive a RX-7 with a transmission fluid leak? You should avoid driving with a transmission fluid leak. Your transmission system relies on transmission fluid to operate properly, and a leak may decrease performance, cause your RX-7 to overheat, or even lead to transmission failure.