1988 Volvo 740 Transmission Service

What Does Your Volvo 740 Transmission Do?

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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1988 Volvo 740 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Volvo 740 transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your 740 isn’t working at all.

Volvo Transmission Recommendations for 1988 740s

Volvo recommends having your 740's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, Volvo recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1988 Volvo 740s at certain intervals with Volvo-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1988 740 up to Volvo-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 740’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Volvo 740 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Volvo 740 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 740 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.

1988 Volvo 740 Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Volvo's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Volvo 740? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 740 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 740 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my 740's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Volvo 740’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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 Volvo, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Volvo 740’s Transmission Some TLC

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