1989 Saab 9000 Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1989 9000’s Transmission So Important?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Saab 9000 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Saab 9000 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 9000 at all.

Saab Transmission Recommendations for 1989 9000s

According to Saab, your 9000’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Saab recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1989 Saab 9000s at certain intervals with Saab-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 9000 up to Saab-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your 9000’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Saab 9000 Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Saab 9000 transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 9000’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 Saab 9000 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Saab? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Saab 9000? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. 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.
  • How often does my 9000 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Saab 9000 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 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 9000 Transmission Service

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