1986 Dodge Charger Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Dodge Charger’s Transmission Some TLC

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

What’s the Importance of Your 1986 Charger’s Transmission?

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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Charger’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1986 Dodge Charger transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Dodge Charger transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Charger isn’t working at all.

Dodge Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Chargers

Your Charger’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Dodge. For example, Dodge recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1986 Dodge Chargers at certain intervals with Dodge-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 Charger up to Dodge-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Charger’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Dodge running for miles and miles.

Dodge Charger Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Dodge Charger transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Charger a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Dodge Charger Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Dodge? 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 I tow in a Dodge Charger? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Charger towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Charger transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 Charger’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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.