1985 GMC Jimmy Transmission Service & Repairs

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

What Does Your GMC Jimmy Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Jimmy’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1985 GMC Jimmy transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to GMC Jimmy transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your Jimmy isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Jimmys

According to GMC, your Jimmy’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, your Jimmy differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with GMC-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1985 Jimmy up to GMC-recommended standards. 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 Jimmy Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable GMC Jimmy transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Jimmy’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1985 GMC Jimmy Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my 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.
  • What can I tow in a GMC? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Jimmy’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Jimmy is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Jimmy transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1985 Jimmy’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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.