Transmission Services for 1987 Suzuki Samurai

What Does Your Suzuki Samurai Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1987 Suzuki Samurai transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Suzuki Samurai transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Samurai at all.

Suzuki Transmission Recommendations for 1987 Samurais

Suzuki recommends having your Samurai's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Samurai should be exchanged regularly with Suzuki-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1987  Suzuki Samurai transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Samurai’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Suzuki Samurai Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Suzuki Samurai 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 Samurai 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 rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Suzuki Samurai Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Suzuki's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Suzuki Samurai? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Samurai towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Samurai transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Suzuki Samurai’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 Suzuki, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Suzuki Samurai Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1987 Samurai, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.