1986 Volvo 740 Transmission Service

What Does Your Volvo 740 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 740’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1986 Volvo 740 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 Volvo 740 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your 740 isn’t working at all.

Volvo Transmission Recommendations for 1986 740s

Your 740’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Volvo. Specifically, your 740 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Volvo-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1986 740 services and perform them according to Volvo-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your 740’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Volvo 740 Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Volvo 740 transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 740’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1986 Volvo 740’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Volvo? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Volvo? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your 740 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my 740's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 740’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 Volvo's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Volvo 740 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 740 today.