Transmission Services for 1984 GMC K3500

Show Your GMC K3500’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your K3500 today.

Why is Your 1984 K3500’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your K3500’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1984 GMC K3500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let GMC K3500 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your K3500’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1984 K3500s

According to GMC, your K3500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, your K3500 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with GMC-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1984 K3500 up to GMC-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do GMC K3500 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable GMC K3500 transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your K3500's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission 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.

1984 GMC K3500 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your GMC? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. 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 K3500? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your K3500’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my K3500 transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1984 K3500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.