1990 GMC G3500 Transmission Service & Repairs

1990 GMC G3500 Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 1990 G3500 is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your GMC G3500 Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. 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. 1990 GMC G3500 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath 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 1990 G3500s

According to GMC, your G3500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1990 GMC G3500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1990 G3500 up to GMC-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your G3500’s transmission, schedule 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 car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1990 GMC G3500 Questions & Answers

  • 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. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my GMC tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your G3500’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your G3500 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my G3500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1990 G3500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for GMC G3500 Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your G3500 today.