1986 Chevrolet Camaro Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1986 Camaro’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 Camaro’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1986 Chevrolet Camaro transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Chevrolet Camaro transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your Camaro isn’t working at all.

Chevrolet Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Camaros

Chevrolet recommends having your Camaro's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, Chevrolet recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1986 Chevrolet Camaros at certain intervals with Chevrolet-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1986 Camaro services and perform them according to Chevrolet-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Camaro’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Chevrolet Camaro Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Chevrolet Camaro transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Camaro'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 transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Chevrolet Camaro Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Chevrolet'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 Chevrolet Camaro? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your Camaro towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Camaro is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Camaro transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Chevrolet Camaro’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 Chevrolet's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Chevrolet Camaro Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1986 Camaro, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.