Transmission Services for 1986 Chevrolet Chevette

Why is Your 1986 Chevette’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Chevette’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1986 Chevrolet Chevette transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Chevrolet Chevette transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Chevette’s not even driveable.

Chevrolet Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Chevettes

Chevrolet recommends having your Chevette's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Chevette should be exchanged regularly with Chevrolet-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 Chevette up to Chevrolet-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Chevette’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Chevrolet Chevette Transmission Service Pricing

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

Questions About 1986 Chevrolet Chevette’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Chevrolet's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Chevrolet tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Chevette towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Chevette transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Chevrolet Chevette’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Chevrolet. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Chevrolet Chevette’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Chevette today.