1996 GMC K2500 Suburban Transmission Service & Repairs

1996 GMC K2500 Suburban Service Schedule

When is the best time to get transmission services for your 1996 GMC K2500 Suburban?

What Does Your GMC K2500 Suburban Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount 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. 1996 GMC K2500 Suburban transmission problems could include 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 K2500 Suburban transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your K2500 Suburban’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1996 K2500 Suburbans

According to GMC, your K2500 Suburban’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, your K2500 Suburban differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with GMC-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 K2500 Suburban up to GMC-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your K2500 Suburban’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your GMC running for miles and miles.

GMC K2500 Suburban Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for GMC K2500 Suburban transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your K2500 Suburban's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. 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 1996 GMC K2500 Suburban’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your GMC? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my GMC tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your K2500 Suburban 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.
  • Does my K2500 Suburban's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1996 K2500 Suburban’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your GMC. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your GMC K2500 Suburban Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your K2500 Suburban today.