Transmission Services for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire

What’s the Importance of Your 1997 Sunfire’s Transmission?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1997 Pontiac Sunfire transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Pontiac Sunfire transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Sunfire’s not even driveable.

Pontiac Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Sunfires

Your Sunfire’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Pontiac. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Sunfire should be exchanged regularly with Pontiac-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 Sunfire services and perform them according to Pontiac-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Sunfire’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Pontiac Sunfire Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Pontiac Sunfire transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Sunfire'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 fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 Pontiac Sunfire Questions & Answers

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Pontiac Sunfire? 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. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my Sunfire transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1997 Sunfire’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Pontiac Sunfire Transmission

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