Transmission Services for 1987 Mercury Cougar

Show Your Mercury Cougar’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Cougar today.

Why is Your 1987 Cougar’s Transmission So Important?

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. They're often easy to notice. 1987 Mercury Cougar transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mercury Cougar transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your Cougar isn’t working at all.

Mercury Transmission Recommendations for 1987 Cougars

According to Mercury, your Cougar’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Cougar should be exchanged regularly with Mercury-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1987 Cougar services and perform them according to Mercury-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Cougar’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Mercury Cougar Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Mercury Cougar transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Cougar's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Mercury Cougar Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mercury's brakes? 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.
  • What can I tow in a Mercury? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Cougar’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my Cougar's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Mercury Cougar’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 Mercury, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.