1984 GMC C3500 Suspension Service & Repair

Schedule GMC C3500 Suspension Service

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 1984 GMC C3500. From shocks to ball joints, your GMC will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.

Does Your 1984 GMC C3500 Suspension Need Inspection?

When you first bought your 1984 GMC C3500, you and your passengers probably enjoyed a ride that was smooth and balanced. But these days, things are starting to feel a bit rough. Maybe your C3500 jolts, drifts to one side, or makes an unusual noise when going over a speed bump. As soon as you notice that something’s “off” with your 1984 GMC C3500, bring it in for suspension and steering service. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

The technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will start with a suspension inspection to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll take a look at the front and rear end suspension, shock absorbers, damper springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis, axle bearings, and power steering system parts. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if your car needs steering and suspension repairs, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If your C3500 steering or suspension system requires replacement parts, we may also recommend an alignment. Replacing these parts can change the existing ride height and wheel angles.

Shock & Strut Replacements for Your GMC C3500

Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 1984 GMC C3500’s suspension. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. Struts support the structure of the suspension and shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These pieces work together to help dampen vibration and hold the car off the ground. But there's no set schedule for 1984 GMC C3500 shock and strut replacement since many factors affect how fast and severely they wear. A bouncy ride, swaying, or rocking back and forth could all be indicators of worn GMC C3500 shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 1984 GMC C3500’s shocks and struts regularly inspected by a trusted technician. Save yourself the shock of steering and suspension problems by scheduling an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1984 C3500 Steering & Suspension Questions

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my GMC's suspension? Keeping your tires properly inflated can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also let you know when it's time to replace your tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my GMC C3500? Rotation and alignment are all about making small tweaks that have a big impact. Both services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to all tires and that the tires connect with the road how GMC intended.
  • Does my GMC C3500 power steering fluid need to be checked? Have your power steering fluid checked when you get an oil change or every few months. If your C3500’s power steering fluid is low, we’ll follow GMC service specifications when topping it off to help ensure proper suspension operation.