1987 Oldsmobile Calais Transmission Service

Why is Your 1987 Calais’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Oldsmobile Calais transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Oldsmobile Calais transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Calais isn’t working at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1987 Calaiss

Your Calais’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Oldsmobile. First off, the transmission fluid in your Calais should be exchanged regularly with Oldsmobile-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1987 Calais services and perform them according to Oldsmobile-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Calais’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Oldsmobile Calais Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Oldsmobile Calais transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Calais'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 routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1987 Oldsmobile Calais’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Oldsmobile's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Oldsmobile Calais? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Calais towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Calais's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1987 Calais’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Oldsmobile. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Oldsmobile Calais Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1987 Calais, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.