2019 Subaru WRX STI Transmission Service

Show Your Subaru WRX STI’s Transmission Some TLC

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

What Does Your Subaru WRX STI 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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your WRX STI’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2019 Subaru WRX STI transmission problems can show up 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 WRX STI transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your WRX STI’s not even driveable.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2019 WRX STIs

According to Subaru, your WRX STI’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your WRX STI should be exchanged regularly with Subaru-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2019 WRX STI up to Subaru-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Subaru WRX STI Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Subaru WRX STI 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 inspect your WRX STI's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2019 Subaru WRX STI Questions & Answers

  • 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. 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 it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your WRX STI’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my WRX STI's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Subaru WRX STI’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.
  • Can transmission fluid leak from my Subaru WRX STI? Yes. Subaru WRX STI transmission fluid can leak as time passes, which may lead to transmission problems. Transmission fluid leaks are often caused by worn or damaged transmission components, such as the transmission pan, cooler lines, seals, or housing. An overfilled transmission may also be behind your transmission fluid leak.
  • Who can fix my  Subaru WRX STI transmission leak? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care can troubleshoot and repair WRX STI transmission systems. Book an appointment online today.
  • Is it okay to drive a WRX STI with a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your WRX STI if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.