Transmission Services for 1989 Pontiac Bonneville

What Does Your Pontiac Bonneville 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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1989 Pontiac Bonneville transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Pontiac Bonneville transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Bonneville at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Bonnevilles

According to Pontiac, your Bonneville’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, your Bonneville differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Pontiac-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 Bonneville up to Pontiac-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Bonneville’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Pontiac Bonneville Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Pontiac Bonneville transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Bonneville’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 Pontiac Bonneville Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Pontiac'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 Pontiac tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Bonneville towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Bonneville transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 Bonneville’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 Pontiac. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Pontiac Bonneville Transmission

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