1996 GMC Jimmy Drivetrain Repair & Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 1996 GMC Jimmy

Your Jimmy drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It's one of the most complex systems in your Jimmy and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 1996 GMC Jimmy drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to GMC's recommendations.

GMC Jimmy Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 1996 GMC Jimmy drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your GMC Jimmy may need driveshaft attention if you feel heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. One of your best courses of action is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice that something feels "off" with your GMC Jimmy.

Is normal to wonder whether or not 1996 GMC Jimmy drivetrain repair is expensive. Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Big repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

1996 GMC Jimmy Drivetrain Questions

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 1996 GMC Jimmy drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  •  Can GMC drivetrain maintenance help me 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.
  • How do I know if my GMC drivetrain is damaged? Hear noises toward the back of your GMC Jimmy? See fluid leaking? Having issues turning? These could all be signs of drivetrain damage you don't want to ignore. Take action quickly to catch repairs or replacements before something more severe happens.
  • When should I come in for GMC Jimmy 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.

1996 GMC Jimmy Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your GMC Jimmy's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1996 GMC Jimmy repairs.

Schedule GMC Jimmy Drivetrain Service

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 1996 GMC Jimmy drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.