1983 Renault R18i Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1983 R18i’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1983 Renault R18i transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Renault R18i transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your R18i isn’t working at all.

Renault Transmission Recommendations for 1983 R18is

Your R18i’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Renault. First off, your R18i differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Renault-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1983  Renault R18i 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 engine running at peak performance.

Renault R18i Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Renault R18i transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your R18i's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1983 Renault R18i’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Renault's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Renault tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my R18i's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Renault R18i’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 Renault, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Renault R18i Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1983 R18i, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.