1985 Buick Skylark Transmission Service

Take Time for Your Buick Skylark Transmission

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

What Does Your Buick Skylark 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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1985 Buick Skylark transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Buick Skylark transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your Skylark isn’t working at all.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Skylarks

Your Skylark’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Buick. Specifically, your Skylark differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Buick-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1985 Skylark services and perform them according to Buick-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Buick Skylark Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Buick Skylark 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 check out your Skylark’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 count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1985 Buick Skylark’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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use 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 weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Skylark's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Buick Skylark’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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.