1988 Chrysler LeBaron Transmission Service

Why is Your 1988 LeBaron’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your LeBaron’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1988 Chrysler LeBaron transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Chrysler LeBaron transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your LeBaron isn’t working at all.

Chrysler Transmission Recommendations for 1988 LeBarons

Your LeBaron’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Chrysler. Specifically, your LeBaron differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Chrysler-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1988 LeBaron up to Chrysler-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Chrysler LeBaron Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Chrysler LeBaron transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your LeBaron'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.

Questions About 1988 Chrysler LeBaron’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Chrysler's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Chrysler? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your LeBaron towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my LeBaron transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Chrysler LeBaron transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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 Chrysler. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Chrysler LeBaron Transmission

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