2004 Pontiac Grand Am Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 2004 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. 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. 2004 Pontiac Grand Am transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Pontiac Grand Am transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Grand Am at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 2004 Grand Ams

Your Grand Am’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Pontiac. First off, Pontiac recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2004 Pontiac Grand Ams at certain intervals with Pontiac-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2004 Grand Am up to Pontiac-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

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 give your Grand Am a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2004 Pontiac Grand Am Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Pontiac? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and 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. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • 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 2004 Grand Am, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.