1997 GMC K2500 Suburban Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your GMC K2500 Suburban’s Transmission Some TLC

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

1997 GMC K2500 Suburban Maintenance Schedule

When is the best time to get transmission services for your 1997 GMC K2500 Suburban?

Why is Your 1997 K2500 Suburban’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your K2500 Suburban’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1997 GMC K2500 Suburban transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore GMC K2500 Suburban transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your K2500 Suburban’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1997 K2500 Suburbans

Your K2500 Suburban’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to GMC. For example, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 GMC K2500 Suburbans at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1997  GMC K2500 Suburban transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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.

GMC K2500 Suburban Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for GMC K2500 Suburban 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 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 fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 GMC K2500 Suburban Transmission Q&A

  • 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. 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 volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your K2500 Suburban’s towing capacity. 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 1997 K2500 Suburban’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.