1987 Dodge B150 Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 1987 B150’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1987 Dodge B150 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 ignore Dodge B150 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your B150 at all.

Dodge Transmission Recommendations for 1987 B150s

According to Dodge, your B150’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your B150 should be exchanged regularly with Dodge-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1987  Dodge B150 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your B150’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Dodge B150 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Dodge B150 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 inspect your B150's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Dodge B150 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Dodge? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Dodge? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your B150 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your B150 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my B150's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1987 B150’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Dodge's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Dodge B150’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 B150 today.