Your 98’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It's one of the most complex systems in your 98 and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 1985 Oldsmobile 98 drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Oldsmobile's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.
Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 1985 Oldsmobile 98 drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your Oldsmobile could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice resistance when turning, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Oldsmobile 98 doesn’t drive like it used to.
How much does it cost to fix your 1985 Oldsmobile 98 drivetrain? Minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. Major repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.
Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.
Nothing lasts forever. Even your Oldsmobile 98's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1985 Oldsmobile 98 repairs.
Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 1985 Oldsmobile 98 drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.