1997 GMC K2500 Transmission Service

Show Your GMC K2500’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1997 K2500, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

1997 GMC K2500 Service Schedule

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

What Does Your GMC K2500 Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. GMC K2500 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let GMC K2500 transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your K2500 isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1997 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 expert techs are familiar with 1997 K2500 services and perform them according to GMC-recommended specifications. 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.

How Much Do GMC K2500 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for GMC K2500 transmission fluid changes and repairs 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 vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 GMC K2500 Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your GMC's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my GMC tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, 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.
  • 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. 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.