Transmission Services for 1986 GMC Jimmy

Brake for GMC Jimmy 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 Jimmy today.

Why is Your 1986 Jimmy’s Transmission So Important?

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, 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. 1986 GMC Jimmy transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to GMC Jimmy transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Jimmy’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Jimmys

GMC recommends having your Jimmy's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Jimmy should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1986 Jimmy 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 diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC Jimmy Transmission Service 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 routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1986 GMC Jimmy’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. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a GMC? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Jimmy towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. 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.
  • Does my Jimmy's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.