Transmission Services for 2008 Mercedes-Benz S550

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Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2008 S550, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

Why is Your 2008 S550’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, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your S550’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Mercedes-Benz S550 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your S550’s not even driveable.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 2008 S550s

Your S550’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mercedes-Benz. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your S550 should be exchanged regularly with Mercedes-Benz-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2008 S550 up to Mercedes-Benz-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Mercedes-Benz S550 Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Mercedes-Benz S550 transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your S550’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz S550? 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 S550’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my S550's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz S550’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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 Mercedes-Benz, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.