1986 GMC K2500 Transmission Service

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

Why is Your 1986 K2500’s Transmission So Important?

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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. GMC K2500 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let GMC K2500 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your K2500’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1986 K2500s

Your K2500’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to GMC. For example, your K2500 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with GMC-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 K2500 up to GMC-recommended standards. 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 K2500 Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable GMC K2500 transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your K2500’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 GMC K2500 Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my GMC's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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 K2500? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your K2500’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my K2500's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 K2500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your GMC's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.