2019 Subaru Legacy Transmission Service

What Does Your Subaru Legacy Transmission Do?

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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Legacy’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2019 Subaru Legacy transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Subaru Legacy transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Legacy at all.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2019 Legacys

Your Legacy’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Subaru. For example, the transmission fluid in your Legacy should be exchanged regularly with Subaru-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2019 Legacy up to Subaru-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Legacy’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Subaru running for miles and miles.

Subaru Legacy Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Subaru Legacy transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Legacy a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2019 Subaru Legacy Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Subaru? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. 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 offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. 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.
  • When should I have my Legacy's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Subaru Legacy’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2019 Legacy, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.