1987 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1987 Custom Cruiser’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Custom Cruiser’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1987 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Custom Cruiser at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1987 Custom Cruisers

Oldsmobile recommends having your Custom Cruiser's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, your Custom Cruiser differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Oldsmobile-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1987  Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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 Custom Cruiser Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Custom Cruiser'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 repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Oldsmobile? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Oldsmobile tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Custom Cruiser towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my Custom Cruiser's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.