1985 Cadillac Eldorado Transmission Service

Take Time for Your Cadillac Eldorado Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1985 Eldorado, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Cadillac Eldorado Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Cadillac Eldorado transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Cadillac Eldorado transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Eldorado at all.

Cadillac Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Eldorados

According to Cadillac, your Eldorado’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your Eldorado differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Cadillac-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1985 Eldorado up to Cadillac-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Eldorado’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Cadillac Eldorado Transmission Repairs Cost

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

1985 Cadillac Eldorado Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Cadillac's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Cadillac? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Eldorado’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Eldorado transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Cadillac Eldorado transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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 Cadillac, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Is it possible for transmission fluid to leak from my Cadillac Eldorado? Yes. Cadillac Eldorado 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.
  • Where can I get my  Cadillac Eldorado transmission fixed? Look to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for Eldorado transmission system diagnostics and repairs. Schedule an appointment online today.
  • Can I drive my Cadillac Eldorado with a transmission fluid leak? Driving your Eldorado 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.