1990 Oldsmobile 98 Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1990 98’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1990 Oldsmobile 98 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 98 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 98 at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1990 98s

Your 98’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Oldsmobile. Specifically, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1990 Oldsmobile 98s at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1990 98 up to Oldsmobile-recommended standards. 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 Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Oldsmobile 98 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car 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 vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1990 Oldsmobile 98 Questions & Answers

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and 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 small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my 98 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Oldsmobile 98 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Brake for Oldsmobile 98 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 98 today.