Transmission Services for 1985 Porsche 944

What Does Your Porsche 944 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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 944’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1985 Porsche 944 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 Porsche 944 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your 944’s not even driveable.

Porsche Transmission Recommendations for 1985 944s

Porsche recommends having your 944's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your 944 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Porsche-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1985 944 services and perform them according to Porsche-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 944’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Porsche 944 Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Porsche 944 transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 944’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1985 Porsche 944 Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Porsche? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Porsche 944? 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.
  • When should I have my 944's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Porsche 944 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 Porsche, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Porsche 944’s Transmission Some TLC

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