1985 Pontiac Grand Am Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance for Your 1985 Pontiac Grand Am

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1985 Pontiac Grand Am?

Here’s Why 1985 Pontiac Grand Am Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your Pontiac Grand Am to last as long as possible. With the right maintenance at the right time, your Grand Am has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. But how do you know what service to get and when? It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine Grand Am maintenance. Just follow your 1985 Pontiac Grand Am maintenance schedule!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Pontiac themselves. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacement, filter changes, and fluid checks and exchanges. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your Grand Am's life, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and prevent common 1985 Pontiac Grand Am problems.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Pontiac Grand Am

Bring your 1985 Pontiac Grand Am to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your Grand Am's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 1985 Pontiac Grand Am. Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Pontiac Grand Am battery, and so can frequent short drives. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty Grand Am) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Pontiac Grand Am won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can help your 1985 Pontiac Grand Am's engine run smoother. To learn how often Pontiac recommends you have the oil changed in your 1985 Grand Am, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Keep in mind that your oil change interval could be different given your driving style and climate. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 1985 Pontiac Grand Am? We can help with that, too!

Maintaining your Pontiac Grand Am steering and suspension system can not only ensure a smooth ride; it can also help you maintain control of your car in compromised road conditions. Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, perform Pontiac Grand Am suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Pontiac Grand Am's steering system with regular maintenance.

Without routine Pontiac Grand Am maintenance, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Pontiac Grand Am cooling, heating, and climate control system. Is it time to replace the radiator in your Pontiac Grand Am? We can take care of that. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1985 Pontiac Grand Am maintenance.

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1985 Pontiac Grand Am Maintenance Q&A

Take an active role in maintaining your 1985 Pontiac Grand Am. Get answers to common Pontiac Grand Am maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my Pontiac Grand Am? You know your Pontiac Grand Am better than anyone else, so you’ll know if something doesn’t feel right while driving. Have your alignment checked (and adjusted if necessary) as soon as you notice a pulling steering wheel to prevent suspension damage or uneven tire wear.
  • When does my Pontiac Grand Am need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Pontiac Grand Am? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  •  Why are my Pontiac dashboard lights on? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Pontiac Grand Am, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Get Work Done on Your Pontiac Grand Am

Take care of your Pontiac Grand Am and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.