Transmission Services for 2018 Buick LaCrosse

Take Time for Your Buick LaCrosse Transmission

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

Why is Your 2018 LaCrosse’s Transmission So Important?

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 LaCrosse’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2018 Buick LaCrosse transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Buick LaCrosse transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your LaCrosse at all.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 2018 LaCrosses

Your LaCrosse’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Buick. For example, the transmission fluid in your LaCrosse should be exchanged regularly with Buick-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2018 LaCrosse up to Buick-recommended standards. 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.

Buick LaCrosse Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Buick LaCrosse 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 LaCrosse a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2018 Buick LaCrosse’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Buick? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Buick? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your LaCrosse’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your LaCrosse is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my LaCrosse's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Buick LaCrosse’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 Buick, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Can my Buick LaCrosse leak transmission fluid? Yes. Buick LaCrosse transmission fluid can leak over time and potentially cause transmission issues. Worn or damaged seals, a loose or damaged transmission pan, a cracked transmission housing, faulty transmission cooler lines, or an overfilled transmission could cause transmission fluid leaks.
  • Where can I get my  Buick LaCrosse transmission fixed? If you have a problem with your transmission system, don’t hesitate to visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our expert technicians can diagnose and repair LaCrosse transmission leaks and other issues. Schedule an appointment today!
  • Can I drive my Buick LaCrosse with a transmission fluid leak? Driving your LaCrosse with a transmission fluid leak is highly discouraged. Transmission fluid is vital to the smooth operation of your transmission system, and a leak can put the entire system at risk. A transmission fluid leak may lead to decreased performance, overheating, and possibly even transmission failure.