Transmission Services for 1986 Chevrolet Corvette

What Does Your Chevrolet Corvette Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1986 Chevrolet Corvette transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Chevrolet Corvette transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Corvette at all.

Chevrolet Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Corvettes

Chevrolet recommends having your Corvette's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your Corvette should be exchanged regularly with Chevrolet-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1986  Chevrolet Corvette transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Corvette’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Chevrolet Corvette Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Chevrolet Corvette transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Corvette a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Chevrolet Corvette 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 my Chevrolet tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Corvette is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my Corvette's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 Corvette’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Chevrolet Corvette Transmission

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