Transmission Services for 1986 Subaru RX

What’s the Importance of Your 1986 RX’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1986 Subaru RX transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Subaru RX transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your RX isn’t working at all.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 1986 RXs

Subaru recommends having your RX's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your RX differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Subaru-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1986 RX 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 keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Subaru RX Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Subaru RX transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your RX a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car 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.

1986 Subaru RX Questions & Answers

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Subaru RX? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your RX towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your RX is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my RX's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Subaru RX’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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Subaru RX’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1986 RX, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.