1997 Nissan Altima Transmission Service

Why is Your 1997 Altima’s Transmission So Important?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1997 Nissan Altima transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Nissan Altima transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Altima at all.

Nissan Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Altimas

Your Altima’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Nissan. Specifically, your Altima differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Nissan-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 Altima services and perform them according to Nissan-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Altima’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Nissan Altima Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Nissan Altima transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Altima’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1997 Nissan Altima’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Nissan'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 my Nissan tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your Altima 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 Altima's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1997 Altima’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 Nissan, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Nissan Altima Transmission Service

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