1983 Pontiac Bonneville Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 1983 Bonneville’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1983 Pontiac Bonneville transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Pontiac Bonneville transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Bonneville’s not even driveable.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1983 Bonnevilles

Pontiac recommends having your Bonneville's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, Pontiac recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1983 Pontiac Bonnevilles at certain intervals with Pontiac-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1983 Bonneville services and perform them according to Pontiac-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Bonneville’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Pontiac Bonneville Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Pontiac Bonneville transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Bonneville'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 routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1983 Pontiac Bonneville Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Pontiac? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Pontiac tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Bonneville towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Bonneville is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my Bonneville's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Pontiac Bonneville’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 Pontiac, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Pontiac Bonneville Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1983 Bonneville, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.