Transmission Services for 1989 Buick Skyhawk

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

Why is Your 1989 Skyhawk’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 Skyhawk’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1989 Buick Skyhawk transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Buick Skyhawk transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Skyhawk’s not even driveable.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Skyhawks

According to Buick, your Skyhawk’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your Skyhawk differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Buick-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1989  Buick Skyhawk transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Skyhawk’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Buick running for miles and miles.

Buick Skyhawk Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Buick Skyhawk 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 Skyhawk’s major systems and components to help inform your car service 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 1989 Buick Skyhawk’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Buick? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Buick tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Skyhawk is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my Skyhawk's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Buick Skyhawk’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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Can my Buick Skyhawk leak transmission fluid? Yes, your Buick Skyhawk can develop a transmission fluid leak. As your Skyhawk ages, parts of the transmission system might wear out or break down, leading to a leak and possible transmission issues. Common causes of transmission fluid leaks include worn seals, a damaged transmission housing, a loose or cracked transmission pan, an overfilled transmission, or faulty transmission lines.
  • Who does Buick Skyhawk transmission repair? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care can troubleshoot and repair Skyhawk transmission systems. Book an appointment online today.
  • Can I drive my Buick Skyhawk with a transmission fluid leak? Driving your Skyhawk 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.