Transmission Services for 1986 Chevrolet C20

What’s the Importance of Your 1986 C20’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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. 1986 Chevrolet C20 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. If you ignore Chevrolet C20 transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your C20 isn’t working at all.

Chevrolet Transmission Recommendations for 1986 C20s

According to Chevrolet, your C20’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Chevrolet recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1986 Chevrolet C20s at certain intervals with Chevrolet-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 C20 up to Chevrolet-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your C20’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Chevrolet running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Chevrolet C20 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Chevrolet C20 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your C20's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Chevrolet C20 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Chevrolet? 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 Chevrolet C20? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your C20 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.
  • How often does my C20 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Chevrolet C20 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Chevrolet'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.

Brake for Chevrolet C20 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1986 C20, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.