1988 Lincoln Town Car Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1988 Town Car’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Lincoln Town Car 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. If you don’t pay attention to Lincoln Town Car transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Town Car’s not even driveable.

Lincoln Transmission Recommendations for 1988 Town Cars

According to Lincoln, your Town Car’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Lincoln recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1988 Lincoln Town Cars at certain intervals with Lincoln-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1988  Lincoln Town Car transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Town Car’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Lincoln Town Car Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Lincoln Town Car transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Town Car's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. 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.

1988 Lincoln Town Car Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Lincoln'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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Lincoln Town Car? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your Town Car towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Town Car's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1988 Town Car’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 Lincoln's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Lincoln Town Car Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1988 Town Car, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.