Transmission Services for 1989 Plymouth Colt

Show Your Plymouth Colt’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 Colt today.

What Does Your Plymouth Colt Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Colt’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1989 Plymouth Colt transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping 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 Plymouth Colt transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Colt’s not even driveable.

Plymouth Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Colts

Plymouth recommends having your Colt's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Plymouth recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1989 Plymouth Colts at certain intervals with Plymouth-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 Colt up to Plymouth-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Colt’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Plymouth Colt Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Plymouth Colt transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Colt'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 count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1989 Plymouth Colt’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Plymouth? 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 Plymouth tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Colt’s towing capacity. 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 Colt's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Plymouth Colt’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Plymouth's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Is it possible for transmission fluid to leak from my Plymouth Colt? Over time, transmission fluid can leak from your Plymouth Colt, potentially causing transmission problems. A transmission fluid leak may be caused by a damaged transmission pan, faulty transmission cooler lines, worn-out seals, a cracked transmission housing, or an overfilled transmission.
  • Who does Plymouth Colt transmission repair? When your Colt transmission is acting up, Firestone Complete Auto Care is here to help. Book an appointment today for transmission system diagnostics and repairs.
  • Should I avoid driving my Plymouth Colt if there is a transmission fluid leak? Driving your Colt with a transmission fluid leak is highly discouraged. Transmission fluid is vital to the smooth operation of your transmission system, and a leak can put the entire system at risk. A transmission fluid leak may lead to decreased performance, overheating, and possibly even transmission failure.