1984 GMC G3500 Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 1984 G3500’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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1984 GMC G3500 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. If you ignore GMC G3500 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your G3500 isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1984 G3500s

GMC recommends having your G3500's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1984 GMC G3500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1984  GMC G3500 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your G3500’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your GMC running for miles and miles.

How Much Do GMC G3500 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for GMC G3500 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 check out your G3500’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.

Questions About 1984 GMC G3500’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 offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your G3500 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my G3500's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your GMC G3500 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for GMC G3500 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1984 G3500, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.