1999 GMC K1500 Transmission Service

1999 GMC K1500 Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 1999 K1500 is due for its next transmission service?

Why is Your 1999 K1500’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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1999 GMC K1500 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 don’t pay attention to GMC K1500 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your K1500 isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1999 K1500s

Your K1500’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to GMC. For example, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1999 GMC K1500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1999 K1500 services and perform them according to GMC-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your K1500’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC K1500 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for GMC K1500 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your K1500’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 count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1999 GMC K1500’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.
  • How much can I tow in a GMC K1500? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your K1500 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my K1500 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your GMC K1500 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Brake for GMC K1500 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 K1500 today.