2017 Subaru Legacy Transmission Service

Why is Your 2017 Legacy’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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Subaru Legacy transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Subaru Legacy transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Legacy isn’t working at all.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2017 Legacys

Subaru recommends having your Legacy's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Subaru recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2017 Subaru Legacys at certain intervals with Subaru-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2017  Subaru Legacy transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Legacy’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Subaru Legacy Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Subaru Legacy transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Legacy’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 2017 Subaru Legacy’s Transmission

  • 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. 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 a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your Legacy towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Legacy is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Legacy transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Subaru Legacy’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Subaru Legacy’s Transmission Some TLC

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