1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Service

Why is Your 1997 Grand Prix’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, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Grand Prix’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under 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 1997 Grand Prixs

According to Pontiac, your Grand Prix’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Grand Prix should be exchanged regularly with Pontiac-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 Grand Prix services and perform them according to Pontiac-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Grand Prix’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Pontiac Grand Prix transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Grand Prix’s major systems and components to help inform your car service 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.

1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Pontiac's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Pontiac Grand Prix? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Grand Prix towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Grand Prix is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • 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. 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Grand Prix today.