Transmission Services for 2001 Pontiac Montana

What Does Your Pontiac Montana Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2001 Pontiac Montana transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Pontiac Montana transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Montana at all.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 2001 Montanas

Your Montana’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Pontiac. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Montana should be exchanged regularly with Pontiac-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2001  Pontiac Montana 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 keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Pontiac Montana Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Pontiac Montana transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Montana'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.

Questions About 2001 Pontiac Montana’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Pontiac? 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 Montana? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Montana's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2001 Montana’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Pontiac Montana Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2001 Montana, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.