1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette Transmission Service

What Does Your Oldsmobile Silhouette Transmission Do?

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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Silhouette’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Oldsmobile Silhouette transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Silhouette at all.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1996 Silhouettes

Oldsmobile recommends having your Silhouette's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Silhouette should be exchanged regularly with Oldsmobile-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 Silhouette up to Oldsmobile-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Oldsmobile Silhouette Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 inspect your Silhouette's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Oldsmobile's brakes? 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 volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, 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. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Silhouette's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1996 Silhouette’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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Oldsmobile Silhouette Transmission

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