Transmission Services for 1998 Buick Regal

Show Your Buick Regal’s Transmission Some TLC

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

Why is Your 1998 Regal’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Regal’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1998 Buick Regal transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Buick Regal transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Regal’s not even driveable.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1998 Regals

According to Buick, your Regal’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Buick recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1998 Buick Regals at certain intervals with Buick-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1998  Buick Regal transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Regal’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Buick Regal Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Buick Regal transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Regal's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a 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.

1998 Buick Regal Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Buick's brakes? 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 weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my Regal transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Buick Regal 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.