1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your Oldsmobile Delta 88 Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Delta 88’s not even driveable.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Delta 88s

Oldsmobile recommends having your Delta 88's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88s at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1989  Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Delta 88’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Oldsmobile Delta 88 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car 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 routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88’s Transmission

  • 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. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Oldsmobile tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. 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? Maintaining your Oldsmobile Delta 88 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Take Time for Your Oldsmobile Delta 88 Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Delta 88 today.