1989 Saab 900 Transmission Service

What Does Your Saab 900 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount 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. 1989 Saab 900 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Saab 900 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 900 at all.

Saab Transmission Recommendations for 1989 900s

According to Saab, your 900’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your 900 should be exchanged regularly with Saab-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 900 up to Saab-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 900’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Saab 900 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Saab 900 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 900 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 Saab 900 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Saab? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Saab? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your 900’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my 900's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 900’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 Saab, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Saab 900 Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your 900 today.