1996 Subaru SVX Transmission Service & Repairs

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

What Does Your Subaru SVX Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1996 Subaru SVX transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Subaru SVX transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your SVX at all.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 1996 SVXs

According to Subaru, your SVX’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your SVX should be exchanged regularly with Subaru-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 SVX up to Subaru-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your SVX’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Subaru running for miles and miles.

Subaru SVX Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Subaru SVX transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your SVX 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 trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1996 Subaru SVX’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Subaru's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Subaru SVX? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your SVX towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your SVX is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my SVX's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Subaru SVX’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.