1986 Dodge Caravan Transmission Service

Brake for Dodge Caravan Transmission Service

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

Why is Your 1986 Caravan’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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. 1986 Dodge Caravan transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Dodge Caravan transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your Caravan isn’t working at all.

Dodge Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Caravans

According to Dodge, your Caravan’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Caravan should be exchanged regularly with Dodge-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1986 Caravan services and perform them according to Dodge-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Caravan’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Dodge Caravan Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Dodge Caravan transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Caravan'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 fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Dodge Caravan Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Dodge's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Dodge tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. 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 Caravan transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Dodge Caravan 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 Dodge, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.