1989 GMC K2500 Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 1989 K2500’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose 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. 1989 GMC K2500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore GMC K2500 transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your K2500 isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1989 K2500s

Your K2500’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to GMC. For example, the transmission fluid in your K2500 should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1989  GMC K2500 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 diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC K2500 Transmission Service Pricing

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 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 routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 GMC K2500 Questions & Answers

  • 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.
  • How much can I tow in a GMC K2500? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. 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.
  • How often does my K2500 transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 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.

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