Transmission Services for 1998 Buick Skylark

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Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1998 Skylark, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

Why is Your 1998 Skylark’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Buick Skylark transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, 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 you can't drive your Skylark at all.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1998 Skylarks

Your Skylark’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Buick. For example, your Skylark differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Buick-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1998 Skylark up to Buick-recommended standards. 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.

How Much Do Buick Skylark Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Buick Skylark transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Skylark'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 trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1998 Buick Skylark Questions & Answers

  • 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. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Buick Skylark? 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 Skylark’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Skylark's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1998 Skylark’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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.