2008 Smart Fortwo Transmission Service

Why is Your 2008 Fortwo’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, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Fortwo’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2008 Smart Fortwo transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping 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 Smart Fortwo transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Fortwo’s not even driveable.

Smart Transmission Recommendations for 2008 Fortwos

According to Smart, your Fortwo’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Fortwo should be exchanged regularly with Smart-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2008 Fortwo services and perform them according to Smart-recommended specifications. 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.

Smart Fortwo Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Smart Fortwo 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 Fortwo’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. 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 2008 Smart Fortwo’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Smart's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Smart Fortwo? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Fortwo towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my Fortwo's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Smart Fortwo transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Smart's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for Smart Fortwo Transmission Service

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