2018 Subaru WRX Transmission Service

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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 WRX Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. 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. 2018 Subaru WRX transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Subaru WRX transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your WRX isn’t working at all.

Subaru Transmission Recommendations for 2018 WRXs

According to Subaru, your WRX’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Subaru recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 Subaru WRXs at certain intervals with Subaru-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2018 WRX 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 engine running at peak performance.

Subaru WRX Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Subaru WRX transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your WRX 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 count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2018 Subaru WRX Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Subaru's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Subaru WRX? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your WRX’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your WRX is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my WRX's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Subaru WRX transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.
  • Can my Subaru WRX leak transmission fluid? Over time, transmission fluid can leak from your Subaru WRX, potentially causing transmission problems. A transmission fluid leak may be caused by a damaged transmission pan, faulty transmission cooler lines, worn-out seals, a cracked transmission housing, or an overfilled transmission.
  • Who can fix my  Subaru WRX transmission leak? Look to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for WRX transmission system diagnostics and repairs. Schedule an appointment online today.
  • Is it okay to drive a WRX with a transmission fluid leak? Driving with a transmission fluid leak is not recommended. Transmission fluid is essential to the proper operation of the transmission system, and a leak can cause serious problems, including reduced performance, overheating, and potentially transmission failure.