1997 Porsche 911 Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1997 911’s Transmission?

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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 911’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Porsche 911 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Porsche 911 transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 911 at all.

Porsche Transmission Recommendations for 1997 911s

According to Porsche, your 911’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Porsche recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Porsche 911s at certain intervals with Porsche-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1997 911 up to Porsche-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.

Porsche 911 Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Porsche 911 transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your 911'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 routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 Porsche 911 Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Porsche'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 Porsche tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your 911 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my 911 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Porsche 911 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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 Porsche, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Porsche 911’s Transmission Some TLC

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