1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1998 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. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Grand Prix’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Pontiac Grand Prix transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Grand Prix isn’t working at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1998 Grand Prixs

Pontiac recommends having your Grand Prix's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, your Grand Prix differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Pontiac-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1998 Grand Prix services and perform them according to Pontiac-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Grand Prix’s transmission, book 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 work to keep the average cost for Pontiac Grand Prix transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with 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 vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 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. 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 volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. 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.
  • When should I have my Grand Prix's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Pontiac Grand Prix’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1998 Grand Prix, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.