1990 GMC G1500 Transmission Service & Repairs

1990 GMC G1500 Service Schedule

When is it time for 1990 GMC G1500 transmission service or repair?

Why is Your 1990 G1500’s Transmission So Important?

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 G1500’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1990 GMC G1500 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let GMC G1500 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your G1500’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1990 G1500s

GMC recommends having your G1500's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1990 GMC G1500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1990 G1500 services and perform them according to GMC-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC G1500 Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable GMC G1500 transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your G1500’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1990 GMC G1500 Questions & Answers

  • 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 a moving trailer, no matter how small. 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 G1500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1990 G1500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your G1500 today.