2011 Subaru Forester Transmission Service & Repairs

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

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Forester’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2011 Subaru Forester transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Subaru Forester transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Forester at all.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2011 Foresters

According to Subaru, your Forester’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Subaru recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2011 Subaru Foresters at certain intervals with Subaru-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2011 Forester services and perform them according to Subaru-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Subaru Forester Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Subaru Forester transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Forester 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 trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2011 Subaru Forester Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Subaru? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Subaru? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your Forester towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Forester is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Forester's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2011 Forester’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 Subaru'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.

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