1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1997 Cutlass’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, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Oldsmobile Cutlass transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Oldsmobile Cutlass transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Cutlass’s not even driveable.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Cutlasss

Your Cutlass’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Oldsmobile. Specifically, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlasss at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1997 Cutlass up to Oldsmobile-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Cutlass’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Oldsmobile Cutlass Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Oldsmobile Cutlass transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Cutlass a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Questions & Answers

  • 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.
  • What can I tow in a Oldsmobile? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Cutlass 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 Cutlass's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Oldsmobile Cutlass transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Oldsmobile, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Oldsmobile Cutlass’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Cutlass today.