1999 Oldsmobile 88 Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 1999 88’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1999 Oldsmobile 88 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under 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 1999 88s

According to Oldsmobile, your 88’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1999 Oldsmobile 88s at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1999 88 up to Oldsmobile-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your 88’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Oldsmobile 88 Transmission Repairs Cost

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 inspect your 88'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 transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1999 Oldsmobile 88’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Oldsmobile's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Oldsmobile tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your 88 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my 88 transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Oldsmobile 88’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Oldsmobile. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Oldsmobile 88’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1999 88, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.