1988 GMC K2500 Transmission Service & Repairs

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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.

What Does Your GMC K2500 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1988 GMC K2500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to GMC K2500 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your K2500 at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1988 K2500s

GMC recommends having your K2500's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your K2500 should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1988 K2500 services and perform them according to GMC-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your K2500’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

GMC K2500 Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep GMC K2500 transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your K2500'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 1988 GMC K2500’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my GMC's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my GMC tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my K2500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your GMC K2500’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.