2004 Nissan Altima Transmission Service

Why is Your 2004 Altima’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2004 Nissan Altima transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Nissan Altima transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Altima at all.

Nissan Transmission Recommendations for 2004 Altimas

According to Nissan, your Altima’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your Altima should be exchanged regularly with Nissan-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2004 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.

How Much Do Nissan Altima Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Nissan Altima transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Altima a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2004 Nissan Altima Questions & Answers

  • 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. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Nissan Altima? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your Altima towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Altima transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2004 Altima’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Nissan's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Nissan Altima’s Transmission Some TLC

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