1983 Dodge D150 Transmission Service

Show Your Dodge D150’s Transmission Some TLC

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

What Does Your Dodge D150 Transmission Do?

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 D150’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Dodge D150 transmission problems can present themselves as 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 don’t pay attention to Dodge D150 transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your D150 at all.

Dodge Transmission Recommendations for 1983 D150s

Your D150’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Dodge. For example, the transmission fluid in your D150 should be exchanged regularly with Dodge-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1983 D150 up to Dodge-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your D150’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Dodge D150 Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Dodge D150 transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your D150’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1983 Dodge D150 Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Dodge? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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 small it is. 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.
  • When should I have my D150's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Dodge D150 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Can transmission fluid leak from my Dodge D150? Yes, your Dodge D150 can develop a transmission fluid leak. As your D150 ages, parts of the transmission system might wear out or break down, leading to a leak and possible transmission issues. Common causes of transmission fluid leaks include worn seals, a damaged transmission housing, a loose or cracked transmission pan, an overfilled transmission, or faulty transmission lines.
  • Where can I get my  Dodge D150 transmission fixed? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care can troubleshoot and repair D150 transmission systems. Book an appointment online today.
  • Can I drive my Dodge D150 with a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your D150 if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.