Transmission Services for 1989 Jeep Cherokee

Why is Your 1989 Cherokee’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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. 1989 Jeep Cherokee transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Jeep Cherokee transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Cherokee isn’t working at all.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Cherokees

Jeep recommends having your Cherokee's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Cherokee should be exchanged regularly with Jeep-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1989  Jeep Cherokee transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Jeep Cherokee Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Jeep Cherokee transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Cherokee’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 count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 Jeep Cherokee Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Jeep? 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 Jeep? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. 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 Cherokee's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Jeep Cherokee’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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 Jeep, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Jeep Cherokee Transmission

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