1985 GMC G3500 Drivetrain Service

1985 GMC G3500 Drivetrain Service

Your G3500 drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. When you tune into you 1985 GMC G3500 drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow GMC's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

GMC G3500 Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 1985 GMC G3500 drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your GMC could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice vibration as your vehicle accelerates, clunks when shifting, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, or resistance when turning. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." A lot depends on your driving style and climate. Your best bet is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice a problem with how your GMC G3500 drives.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 1985 GMC G3500? Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. But bigger repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

1985 GMC G3500 Drivetrain Questions

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • How does GMC drivetrain maintenance help save money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are signs my GMC drivetrain is damaged? Noises toward the back of your GMC G3500, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • When should I come in for GMC G3500 differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1985 GMC G3500 Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your GMC G3500's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1985 GMC G3500 repairs.

Schedule GMC G3500 Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1985 GMC G3500 drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.