1985 GMC G2500 Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1985 G2500’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, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1985 GMC G2500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore GMC G2500 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your G2500 isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1985 G2500s

According to GMC, your G2500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1985 GMC G2500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1985 G2500 up to GMC-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your G2500’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC G2500 Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for GMC G2500 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 G2500'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 repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1985 GMC G2500 Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your GMC's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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 offering to tow something for a friend, 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.
  • How often does my G2500 transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1985 G2500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your GMC. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your GMC G2500’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 G2500 today.