Transmission Services for 1989 GMC G3500

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Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.

What’s the Importance of Your 1989 G3500’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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1989 GMC G3500 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let GMC G3500 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your G3500’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1989 G3500s

According to GMC, your G3500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your G3500 should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 G3500 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 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. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for 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 fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1989 GMC G3500’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your GMC's brakes? 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. 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 G3500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your GMC G3500’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.