Transmission Services for 1987 GMC G2500

What’s the Importance of Your 1987 G2500’s Transmission?

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 G2500’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1987 GMC G2500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore GMC G2500 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your G2500 isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1987 G2500s

According to GMC, your G2500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your G2500 should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1987 G2500 up to GMC-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your G2500’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your GMC running for miles and miles.

GMC G2500 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for GMC G2500 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your G2500 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 GMC G2500 Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your GMC's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a GMC? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your G2500’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my G2500's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your GMC G2500’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. 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.