1996 Nissan 240SX Transmission Service

1996 Nissan 240SX Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 1996 240SX is due for its next transmission service?

What’s the Importance of Your 1996 240SX’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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 240SX’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1996 Nissan 240SX transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Nissan 240SX transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your 240SX’s not even driveable.

Nissan Transmission Recommendations for 1996 240SXs

Your 240SX’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Nissan. Specifically, Nissan recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1996 Nissan 240SXs at certain intervals with Nissan-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 240SX up to Nissan-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Nissan 240SX Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Nissan 240SX transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 240SX’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. 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.

1996 Nissan 240SX Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Nissan'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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Nissan 240SX? 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 240SX’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my 240SX's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Nissan 240SX’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 Nissan, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Nissan 240SX Transmission

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