1988 Jeep J20 Transmission Service

Show Your Jeep J20’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 1988 J20’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your J20’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1988 Jeep J20 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Jeep J20 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your J20’s not even driveable.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 1988 J20s

Jeep recommends having your J20's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your J20 should be exchanged regularly with Jeep-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1988  Jeep J20 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your J20’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Jeep running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Jeep J20 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Jeep J20 transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your J20 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair 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 1988 Jeep J20’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Jeep's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Jeep J20? 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. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my J20 transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1988 J20’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 Jeep'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.