Transmission Services for 1999 Pontiac Firebird

1999 Pontiac Firebird Service Schedule

When is it time for 1999 Pontiac Firebird transmission service or repair?

What Does Your Pontiac Firebird Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired 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. 1999 Pontiac Firebird transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Pontiac Firebird transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Firebird at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1999 Firebirds

Your Firebird’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Pontiac. First off, the transmission fluid in your Firebird should be exchanged regularly with Pontiac-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1999  Pontiac Firebird transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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 Pontiac running for miles and miles.

Pontiac Firebird Transmission Service Pricing

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 check out your Firebird’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1999 Pontiac Firebird’s Transmission

  • 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. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Pontiac tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your Firebird towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Firebird's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Pontiac Firebird transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Pontiac'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.

Take Time for Your Pontiac Firebird Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Firebird today.