1985 Pontiac Grand Am Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1985 Grand Am’s Transmission?

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, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1985 Pontiac Grand Am transmission problems can show up 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 Grand Am transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Grand Am at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Grand Ams

According to Pontiac, your Grand Am’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Grand Am should be exchanged regularly with Pontiac-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1985  Pontiac Grand Am transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Grand Am’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Pontiac Grand Am Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Pontiac Grand Am transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Grand Am’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1985 Pontiac Grand Am 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. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Pontiac? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Grand Am is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Grand Am transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Pontiac Grand Am’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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.

Brake for Pontiac Grand Am Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1985 Grand Am, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.