1985 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Service & Repairs

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

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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. Pontiac Grand Prix transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Pontiac Grand Prix transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Grand Prix isn’t working at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Grand Prixs

Your Grand Prix’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Pontiac. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Grand Prix should be exchanged regularly with Pontiac-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1985  Pontiac Grand Prix transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Pontiac Grand Prix transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Grand Prix'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 routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1985 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Pontiac? 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 I tow in a Pontiac Grand Prix? 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. 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 Prix transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Pontiac Grand Prix transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Show Your Pontiac Grand Prix’s Transmission Some TLC

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