1989 Toyota Land Cruiser Transmission Service

Show Your Toyota Land Cruiser’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1989 Land Cruiser, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

Why is Your 1989 Land Cruiser’s Transmission So Important?

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 Land Cruiser’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser 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 don’t pay attention to Toyota Land Cruiser transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Land Cruiser’s not even driveable.

Toyota Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Land Cruisers

According to Toyota, your Land Cruiser’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your Land Cruiser differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Toyota-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 Land Cruiser up to Toyota-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Toyota Land Cruiser Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Toyota Land Cruiser transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Land Cruiser 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 rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 Toyota Land Cruiser Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Toyota's brakes? 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.
  • How much can my Toyota tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. 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.
  • When should I have my Land Cruiser's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 Land Cruiser’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Toyota's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.