Transmission Services for 1989 Pontiac Firebird

Why is Your 1989 Firebird’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. Pontiac Firebird transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Pontiac Firebird transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Firebird isn’t working at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Firebirds

Your Firebird’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Pontiac. For example, the transmission fluid in your Firebird should be exchanged regularly with Pontiac-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 Firebird up to Pontiac-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Firebird’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Pontiac Firebird Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Pontiac Firebird transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Firebird's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car 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.

1989 Pontiac Firebird Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Pontiac? 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.
  • How much can I tow in a Pontiac Firebird? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Firebird’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Firebird's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 Firebird’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 Pontiac, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Pontiac Firebird Transmission

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