1989 Hyundai Sonata Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1989 Sonata’s Transmission?

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 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. 1989 Hyundai Sonata transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Hyundai Sonata transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Sonata at all.

Hyundai Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Sonatas

Hyundai recommends having your Sonata's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, Hyundai recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1989 Hyundai Sonatas at certain intervals with Hyundai-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 Sonata services and perform them according to Hyundai-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Sonata’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Hyundai running for miles and miles.

Hyundai Sonata Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Hyundai Sonata transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Sonata’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1989 Hyundai Sonata’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Hyundai? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Hyundai? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Sonata towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Sonata is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Sonata's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 Sonata’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. 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 Hyundai, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for Hyundai Sonata Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1989 Sonata, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.