Transmission Services for 1988 Buick LeSabre

Show Your Buick LeSabre’s Transmission Some TLC

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

What’s the Importance of Your 1988 LeSabre’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1988 Buick LeSabre transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Buick LeSabre transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your LeSabre’s not even driveable.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1988 LeSabres

According to Buick, your LeSabre’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, your LeSabre differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Buick-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1988 LeSabre up to Buick-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your LeSabre’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Buick running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Buick LeSabre Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Buick LeSabre transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your LeSabre’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1988 Buick LeSabre Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Buick'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.
  • What can I tow in a Buick? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your LeSabre’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my LeSabre transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Buick LeSabre transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.