1985 Buick Somerset Regal Transmission Service

Show Your Buick Somerset Regal’s Transmission Some TLC

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

What Does Your Buick Somerset Regal Transmission Do?

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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Somerset Regal’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1985 Buick Somerset Regal transmission problems can show up as 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. If you don’t pay attention to Buick Somerset Regal transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your Somerset Regal isn’t working at all.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Somerset Regals

Buick recommends having your Somerset Regal's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your Somerset Regal differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Buick-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1985 Somerset Regal up to Buick-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Somerset Regal’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Buick Somerset Regal Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Buick Somerset Regal transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Somerset Regal’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. 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.

Questions About 1985 Buick Somerset Regal’s Transmission

  • 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.
  • How much can I tow in a Buick Somerset Regal? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Somerset Regal’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Somerset Regal is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Somerset Regal's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1985 Somerset Regal’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.
  • Can my Buick Somerset Regal leak transmission fluid? Yes. Buick Somerset Regal transmission fluid can leak over time and potentially cause transmission issues. Worn or damaged seals, a loose or damaged transmission pan, a cracked transmission housing, faulty transmission cooler lines, or an overfilled transmission could cause transmission fluid leaks.
  • Who can fix my  Buick Somerset Regal transmission leak? When your Somerset Regal transmission is acting up, Firestone Complete Auto Care is here to help. Book an appointment today for transmission system diagnostics and repairs.
  • Can I still drive my Buick Somerset Regal if it has a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your Somerset Regal if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.