Transmission Services for 2021 Subaru Outback

What Does Your Subaru Outback Transmission Do?

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. 2021 Subaru Outback transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Subaru Outback transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Outback’s not even driveable.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2021 Outbacks

Subaru recommends having your Outback's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your Outback differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Subaru-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2021 Outback 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 Outback Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Subaru Outback transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Outback 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 rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2021 Subaru Outback’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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Subaru Outback? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Outback’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Outback is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Outback's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2021 Outback’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Subaru Outback’s Transmission Some TLC

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