1988 Pontiac Grand Prix Drivetrain Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix

Your Grand Prix’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Pontiac's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

Pontiac Grand Prix Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your Pontiac could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice clunks when shifting, vibration as your vehicle accelerates, resistance when turning, or heavy vibrations in your floorboards. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." A lot depends on your driving style and climate. One of your best courses of action is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice that something feels "off" with your Pontiac Grand Prix.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix? Minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. But bigger repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

Questions About 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • Can Pontiac service save me money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • What are signs my Pontiac drivetrain is damaged? Your Pontiac Grand Prix drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • When should I come in for Pontiac Grand Prix differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1988 Pontiac Grand Prix Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Pontiac Grand Prix's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix repairs.

Service Your Pontiac Grand Prix Drivetrain

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.