Transmission Services for 1998 Saab 900

What’s the Importance of Your 1998 900’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 900’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1998 Saab 900 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Saab 900 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your 900 isn’t working at all.

Saab Transmission Recommendations for 1998 900s

According to Saab, your 900’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your 900 should be exchanged regularly with Saab-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1998 900 up to Saab-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your 900’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Saab 900 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Saab 900 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 900’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1998 Saab 900 Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Saab's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Saab 900? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your 900 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. 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 900's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1998 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Saab 900 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1998 900, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.