1998 Oldsmobile 88 Transmission Service

Brake for Oldsmobile 88 Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your 88 today.

What Does Your Oldsmobile 88 Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1998 Oldsmobile 88 transmission problems can show up as 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. Let Oldsmobile 88 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 88 at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1998 88s

Oldsmobile recommends having your 88's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1998 Oldsmobile 88s at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1998  Oldsmobile 88 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 88’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Oldsmobile running for miles and miles.

Oldsmobile 88 Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Oldsmobile 88 transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 88 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1998 Oldsmobile 88 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Oldsmobile? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Oldsmobile 88? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your 88’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 88 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my 88's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Oldsmobile 88’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 Oldsmobile, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.