2006 Mazda RX-8 Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Mazda RX-8’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2006 RX-8, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

2006 Mazda RX-8 Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 2006 RX-8 is due for its next transmission service?

Why is Your 2006 RX-8’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Mazda RX-8 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Mazda RX-8 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your RX-8 at all.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 2006 RX-8s

Your RX-8’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mazda. First off, the transmission fluid in your RX-8 should be exchanged regularly with Mazda-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2006  Mazda RX-8 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your RX-8’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Mazda RX-8 Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Mazda RX-8 transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your RX-8 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2006 Mazda RX-8 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. 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. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your RX-8’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your RX-8 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my RX-8 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Mazda RX-8 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.