1985 Chevrolet Caprice Transmission Service

Why is Your 1985 Caprice’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. 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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Chevrolet Caprice transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Chevrolet Caprice transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Caprice isn’t working at all.

Chevrolet Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Caprices

According to Chevrolet, your Caprice’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, your Caprice differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Chevrolet-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1985 Caprice services and perform them according to Chevrolet-recommended specifications. 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 Chevrolet Caprice Transmission Repairs Cost

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

1985 Chevrolet Caprice Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Chevrolet? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Chevrolet Caprice? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your Caprice towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Caprice is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Caprice transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Chevrolet Caprice 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 Chevrolet, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Chevrolet Caprice Transmission

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