Transmission Services for 1999 GMC C1500 Suburban

1999 GMC C1500 Suburban Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 1999 C1500 Suburban is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your GMC C1500 Suburban Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your C1500 Suburban’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1999 GMC C1500 Suburban transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let GMC C1500 Suburban transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your C1500 Suburban’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1999 C1500 Suburbans

Your C1500 Suburban’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to GMC. First off, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1999 GMC C1500 Suburbans at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1999 C1500 Suburban up to GMC-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your C1500 Suburban’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

GMC C1500 Suburban Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for GMC C1500 Suburban 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 inspect your C1500 Suburban's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1999 GMC C1500 Suburban Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your GMC? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a GMC? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my C1500 Suburban's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your GMC C1500 Suburban’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 GMC, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for GMC C1500 Suburban Transmission Service

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