Transmission Services for 1985 Dodge Colt

Take Time for Your Dodge Colt Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1985 Colt, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Dodge Colt Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Dodge Colt transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Dodge Colt transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your Colt isn’t working at all.

Dodge Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Colts

According to Dodge, your Colt’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your Colt should be exchanged regularly with Dodge-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1985 Colt services and perform them according to Dodge-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Colt’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Dodge running for miles and miles.

Dodge Colt Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Dodge Colt 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 give your Colt a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. 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.

1985 Dodge Colt Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my 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.
  • What can I tow in a Dodge? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. 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 Colt is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Colt transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1985 Colt’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.