1988 GMC G1500 Transmission Service

What Does Your GMC G1500 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 G1500’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1988 GMC G1500 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let GMC G1500 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your G1500 at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1988 G1500s

According to GMC, your G1500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1988 GMC G1500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1988 G1500 services and perform them according to GMC-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your G1500’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do GMC G1500 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable GMC G1500 transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your G1500'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 transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1988 GMC G1500’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your GMC's brakes? 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 a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your G1500 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your G1500 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my G1500's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your GMC G1500’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your GMC's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your GMC G1500’s Transmission Some TLC

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