2012 Subaru Forester Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 2012 Forester’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 tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2012 Subaru Forester transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Subaru Forester transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Forester’s not even driveable.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2012 Foresters

Subaru recommends having your Forester's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, your Forester differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Subaru-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2012 Forester up to Subaru-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your Subaru running for miles and miles.

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 car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2012 Subaru Forester’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Subaru? 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.
  • What can I tow in a Subaru? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Forester’s towing capacity. 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.
  • Does my Forester's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Subaru Forester’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 Subaru, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Subaru Forester Transmission Service

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