1984 GMC C3500 Transmission Service

Show Your GMC C3500’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1984 C3500, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What’s the Importance of Your 1984 C3500’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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. GMC C3500 transmission problems can present themselves 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 C3500 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your C3500’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1984 C3500s

According to GMC, your C3500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1984 GMC C3500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1984 C3500 up to GMC-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your C3500’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your GMC running for miles and miles.

GMC C3500 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for GMC C3500 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your C3500'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 repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1984 GMC C3500’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your GMC? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my GMC tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your C3500’s towing capacity. 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 C3500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1984 C3500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.