1990 Pontiac Grand Am Transmission Service

What Does Your Pontiac Grand Am Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. 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. 1990 Pontiac Grand Am transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Pontiac Grand Am transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Grand Am at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1990 Grand Ams

According to Pontiac, your Grand Am’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Pontiac recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1990 Pontiac Grand Ams at certain intervals with Pontiac-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1990  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 diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

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. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Grand Am a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1990 Pontiac Grand Am’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Pontiac's brakes? 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 my Pontiac tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Grand Am towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. 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? Maintaining your Pontiac Grand Am transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Show Your Pontiac Grand Am’s Transmission Some TLC

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