Transmission Services for 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais

What Does Your Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Transmission Do?

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. 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Cutlass Calais at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1988 Cutlass Calaiss

Your Cutlass Calais’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Oldsmobile. First off, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calaiss at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1988  Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 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 keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Cutlass Calais a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Oldsmobile's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Oldsmobile? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Cutlass Calais’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Cutlass Calais's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1988 Cutlass Calais’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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1988 Cutlass Calais, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.