1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Transmission Service

Why is Your 1988 Delta 88’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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Delta 88 at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1988 Delta 88s

Oldsmobile recommends having your Delta 88's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Delta 88 should be exchanged regularly with Oldsmobile-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1988  Oldsmobile Delta 88 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.

Oldsmobile Delta 88 Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Delta 88 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your 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. 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 it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Delta 88’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my Delta 88's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Oldsmobile Delta 88’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Oldsmobile Delta 88’s Transmission Some TLC

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