2020 Subaru WRX STI Transmission Service & Repairs

Take Time for Your Subaru WRX STI Transmission

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 motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your WRX STI’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2020 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. Let Subaru WRX STI transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your WRX STI at all.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2020 WRX STIs

Your WRX STI’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Subaru. Specifically, your WRX STI differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Subaru-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2020 WRX STI up to Subaru-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your WRX STI’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Subaru WRX STI Transmission Repairs Cost

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

2020 Subaru WRX STI 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. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Subaru tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your WRX STI towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your WRX STI is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my WRX STI's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Subaru WRX STI’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.
  • Is it possible for transmission fluid to leak from my Subaru WRX STI? Yes. Subaru WRX STI transmission fluid can leak over time and potentially cause transmission issues. Worn or damaged seals, a loose or damaged transmission pan, a cracked transmission housing, faulty transmission cooler lines, or an overfilled transmission could cause transmission fluid leaks.
  • 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.