1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1989 Cutlass Cruiser, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 Cutlass Cruiser’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Cutlass Cruiser’s not even driveable.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Cutlass Cruisers

Your Cutlass Cruiser’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Oldsmobile. First off, your Cutlass Cruiser differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Oldsmobile-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 Cutlass Cruiser services and perform them according to Oldsmobile-recommended specifications. 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.

Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Cutlass Cruiser’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser 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 my Oldsmobile tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Cutlass Cruiser is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Cutlass Cruiser's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 Cutlass Cruiser’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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.
  • Can transmission fluid leak from my Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser? Yes, your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser can develop a transmission fluid leak. As your Cutlass Cruiser ages, parts of the transmission system might wear out or break down, leading to a leak and possible transmission issues. Common causes of transmission fluid leaks include worn seals, a damaged transmission housing, a loose or cracked transmission pan, an overfilled transmission, or faulty transmission lines.
  • Who can fix my  Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser transmission leak? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care can troubleshoot and repair Cutlass Cruiser transmission systems. Book an appointment online today.
  • Should I avoid driving my Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser if there is a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your Cutlass Cruiser if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.