Does Walmart Change Transmission Fluid? [Cost & More]

Can you get your car's transmission fluid changed at Walmart? Read on to learn whether Walmart changes transmission fluid, the cost, and more.

One of the reasons Walmart is one of the biggest retailers in the US is that shopping at Walmart is very convenient. When at the store, customers can access just about any product they need. And in certain stores, you can even access a bunch of services.

Walmart has a variety of different service centers in Supercenters all across the US that offer car, money, and even vision services.

That’s why many people go to Walmart for tire adjustment, eye check-ups, or to cash a check. With that in mind, you may be wondering if you can get your transmission fluid changed at Walmart as well.

And that’s what we’re getting to in this article. So, keep reading to learn if Walmart will change or check your transmission fluid, and other places you can go to instead to get a transmission fluid change.

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Does Walmart Do Transmission Fluid Changes?

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As of 2023, Walmart doesn’t offer transmission fluid changes in-store. Their Auto Center offers a variety of services like tire installation and balancing, however, they cannot perform transmission fluid changes in-store.

With that said, Walmart does sell transmission fluid and a variety of other auto necessities in their stores and on their website. So, if you need to buy transmission fluid, brake fluid, or even tires from your car, you may want to consider heading to Walmart for their bargain prices.

Does Walmart Check Transmission Fluid?

While they can’t change your transmission fluid, you can ask Walmart to check your transmission fluid for you. And if you’re running low, you can ask them to refill the fluid for you as well.

If you go to the Auto Care Center at your Walmart Supercenter, they will charge you around $19.98 to refill your transmission fluid. However, keep in mind that this doesn’t include the cost of the transmission fluid itself.

You can buy transmission fluid in-store or on the website and prices typically start at $4.

Where Can I Get My Transmission Fluid Changed?

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If you need a transmission fluid change, you can head to other auto centers that aren’t at Walmart. Keep in mind, transmission fluid changes are different from transmission fluid refills, so it’s important to know the service you need before going to a service center.

With that said, if you need to get your transmission fluid changed, some popular options are Jiffy Lube, Pep Boys, Valvoline, and Meineke. However, make sure to check the service centers closest to you for a more convenient experience.

What Happens During A Transmission Fluid Change?

A full transmission fluid change includes a transmission fluid flush. This removes all the oil from the transmission, which can get clogged and affect performance. From there, new, clean oil is pumped into the car, which ensures that you’re running a clean transmission fluid.


You cannot go to the Walmart Auto Care Center if you’re looking to get your transmission fluid changed. Instead, you can go to Walmart and buy transmission fluid and ask them to check and refill your transmission fluid. For a full transmission fluid change, you can head to other auto centers like Jiffy Lube and Pep Boys.

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Arthur Beringer

Arthur graduated in 2002 with a Master's in Business Administration from LSU Alexandria. After working in the retail industry for almost 20 years, he decided to quit and write full-time to help readers who are searching online for consumer-related answers.