Transmission Services for 1985 Oldsmobile 98

What Does Your Oldsmobile 98 Transmission Do?

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, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. Oldsmobile 98 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Oldsmobile 98 transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 98 at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1985 98s

According to Oldsmobile, your 98’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1985 Oldsmobile 98s at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1985  Oldsmobile 98 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Oldsmobile 98 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Oldsmobile 98 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your 98'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.

1985 Oldsmobile 98 Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Oldsmobile's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Oldsmobile 98? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 98 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my 98's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Oldsmobile 98 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Oldsmobile'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.

Brake for Oldsmobile 98 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1985 98, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.