1985 Oldsmobile 98 Drivetrain Repair & Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 1985 Oldsmobile 98

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.

What Are Oldsmobile 98 Drivetrain Repairs

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.

1985 Oldsmobile 98 Drivetrain Questions

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • Can Oldsmobile service save me money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Oldsmobile drivetrain system? Hear noises toward the back of your Oldsmobile 98? See fluid leaking? Having issues turning? These could all be signs of drivetrain damage you don't want to ignore. Take action quickly to catch repairs or replacements before something more severe happens.
  • When should I come in for Oldsmobile 98 differential service? Differential service frequency varies from car to car. Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. We generally recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1985 Oldsmobile 98 Repair

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.

Service Your Oldsmobile 98 Drivetrain

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 1985 Oldsmobile 98 drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.