1986 Nissan 200SX Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your Nissan 200SX Transmission Do?

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 tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1986 Nissan 200SX transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Nissan 200SX transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 200SX at all.

Nissan Transmission Recommendations for 1986 200SXs

Nissan recommends having your 200SX's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your 200SX should be exchanged regularly with Nissan-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1986  Nissan 200SX transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your Nissan running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Nissan 200SX Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Nissan 200SX transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your 200SX'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 preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Nissan 200SX Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Nissan'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 Nissan tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 200SX towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 200SX is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my 200SX's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 200SX’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Nissan. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Nissan 200SX Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your 200SX today.