2021 Toyota Highlander Transmission Service

Show Your Toyota Highlander’s Transmission Some TLC

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

Service Schedule for 2021 Toyota Highlander

Not sure when your 2021 Highlander is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your Toyota Highlander 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, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Highlander’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2021 Toyota Highlander transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Toyota Highlander transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Highlander at all.

Toyota Transmission Recommendations for 2021 Highlanders

According to Toyota, your Highlander’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Toyota recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2021 Toyota Highlanders at certain intervals with Toyota-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2021 Highlander up to Toyota-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Highlander’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Toyota running for miles and miles.

Toyota Highlander Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Toyota Highlander transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Highlander a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2021 Toyota Highlander Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Toyota? 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 Toyota tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your Highlander towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Highlander is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Highlander transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Toyota Highlander’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Toyota. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.