Transmission Services for 2011 Smart Fortwo

What’s the Importance of Your 2011 Fortwo’s Transmission?

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. 2011 Smart Fortwo transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, 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 Smart Fortwo transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Fortwo isn’t working at all.

Smart Transmission Recommendations for 2011 Fortwos

According to Smart, your Fortwo’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Smart recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2011 Smart Fortwos at certain intervals with Smart-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2011  Smart Fortwo transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Fortwo’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Smart running for miles and miles.

Smart Fortwo Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Smart Fortwo transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Fortwo’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2011 Smart Fortwo Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Smart'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 Smart tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, 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.
  • How often does my Fortwo transmission fluid need to be checked? 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Smart Fortwo’s Transmission Some TLC

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