1997 Toyota Land Cruiser Transmission Service & Repairs

Take Time for Your Toyota Land Cruiser Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Land Cruiser today.

Why is Your 1997 Land Cruiser’s Transmission So Important?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Toyota Land Cruiser transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Land Cruiser at all.

Toyota Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Land Cruisers

According to Toyota, your Land Cruiser’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Toyota recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Toyota Land Cruisers at certain intervals with Toyota-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 Land Cruiser services and perform them according to Toyota-recommended specifications. 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 Toyota Land Cruiser Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Toyota Land Cruiser 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 check out your Land Cruiser’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 Toyota Land Cruiser Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Toyota'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 my Toyota tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Land Cruiser is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my Land Cruiser's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Toyota Land Cruiser’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 Toyota, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.