Transmission Services for 1988 Pontiac LeMans

Take Time for Your Pontiac LeMans Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.

What Does Your Pontiac LeMans Transmission Do?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1988 Pontiac LeMans transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Pontiac LeMans transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your LeMans at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1988 LeManss

According to Pontiac, your LeMans’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your LeMans differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Pontiac-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1988 LeMans up to Pontiac-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your LeMans’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Pontiac running for miles and miles.

Pontiac LeMans Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Pontiac LeMans transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your LeMans'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 preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1988 Pontiac LeMans Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Pontiac's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Pontiac LeMans? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your LeMans towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your LeMans is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my LeMans transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Pontiac LeMans 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.
  • Can Pontiac LeMans transmission fluid leak? Yes, your Pontiac LeMans can develop a transmission fluid leak. As your LeMans ages, parts of the transmission system might wear out or break down, leading to a leak and possible transmission issues. Common causes of transmission fluid leaks include worn seals, a damaged transmission housing, a loose or cracked transmission pan, an overfilled transmission, or faulty transmission lines.
  • Who fixes Pontiac LeMans transmission leaks? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care can troubleshoot and repair LeMans transmission systems. Book an appointment online today.
  • Is it okay to drive a LeMans with a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your LeMans if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.