Transmission Services for 1997 Pontiac Grand Am

Why is Your 1997 Grand Am’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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. 1997 Pontiac Grand Am transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Pontiac Grand Am transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Grand Am isn’t working at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Grand Ams

Your Grand Am’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Pontiac. For example, Pontiac recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Pontiac Grand Ams at certain intervals with Pontiac-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 Grand Am services and perform them according to Pontiac-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Grand Am’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Pontiac running for miles and miles.

Pontiac Grand Am Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Pontiac Grand Am transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Grand Am'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 repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1997 Pontiac Grand Am’s Transmission

  • 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. 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. Defying your Grand Am towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Grand Am's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Pontiac Grand Am transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Pontiac. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

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 1997 Grand Am, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.