1998 GMC K2500 Transmission Service

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

Service Schedule for 1998 GMC K2500

Not sure when your 1998 K2500 is due for its next transmission service?

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. 1998 GMC K2500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under 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 1998 K2500s

According to GMC, your K2500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1998 GMC K2500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1998 K2500 up to GMC-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your K2500’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC K2500 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for GMC K2500 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your K2500 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. 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.

Questions About 1998 GMC K2500’s Transmission

  • 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 your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your K2500 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my K2500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1998 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.