1993 Oldsmobile 98 Transmission Service

Why is Your 1993 98’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1993 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. If you ignore Oldsmobile 98 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your 98 isn’t working at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1993 98s

According to Oldsmobile, your 98’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1993 Oldsmobile 98s at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1993  Oldsmobile 98 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your 98’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Oldsmobile 98 Transmission Repairs Cost

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 car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1993 Oldsmobile 98 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Oldsmobile? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. 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 offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 98 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 98 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my 98's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1993 98’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Oldsmobile 98’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1993 98, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.