1989 Buick Century Transmission Service & Repairs

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

What Does Your Buick Century 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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Century’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1989 Buick Century transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Buick Century transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Century at all.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Centurys

Buick recommends having your Century's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, your Century differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Buick-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 Century up to Buick-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Century’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Buick Century Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Buick Century transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Century's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car 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.

1989 Buick Century Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Buick's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Buick tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Century towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Century is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Century's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Buick Century’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Buick's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.