1987 Buick Somerset Transmission Service

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Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1987 Somerset, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What’s the Importance of Your 1987 Somerset’s Transmission?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1987 Buick Somerset transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Buick Somerset transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Somerset isn’t working at all.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 1987 Somersets

Your Somerset’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Buick. For example, the transmission fluid in your Somerset should be exchanged regularly with Buick-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1987 Somerset up to Buick-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Somerset’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Buick Somerset Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Buick Somerset transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Somerset’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Buick Somerset Transmission Q&A

  • 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 my Buick tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Somerset towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Somerset is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my Somerset's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Buick Somerset’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.