2009 Mazda RX-8 Transmission Service

Show Your Mazda RX-8’s Transmission Some TLC

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

2009 Mazda RX-8 Service Schedule

Not sure when your 2009 RX-8 is due for its next transmission service?

Why is Your 2009 RX-8’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 RX-8’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2009 Mazda RX-8 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-8 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your RX-8’s not even driveable.

Mazda Transmission Recommendations for 2009 RX-8s

Mazda recommends having your RX-8's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, your RX-8 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Mazda-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 2009  Mazda RX-8 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your RX-8’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Mazda RX-8 Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Mazda RX-8 transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your RX-8'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 routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2009 Mazda RX-8 Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mazda's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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-8? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your RX-8 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my RX-8's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2009 RX-8’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.