1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette Transmission Service

What Does Your Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Oldsmobile Silhouette transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Silhouette’s not even driveable.

Oldsmobile Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Silhouettes

Your Silhouette’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Oldsmobile. Specifically, Oldsmobile recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouettes at certain intervals with Oldsmobile-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1997  Oldsmobile Silhouette transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Silhouette’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

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 transmission 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 Silhouette 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. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Oldsmobile? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Silhouette 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.
  • Does my Silhouette's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1997 Silhouette’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Oldsmobile Silhouette Transmission Service

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