Your K3500 drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 1996 GMC K3500 drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can minimize repairs by following GMC's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.
Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 1996 GMC K3500 drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your GMC K3500 may need driveshaft attention if you feel heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your GMC K3500 doesn’t drive like it used to.
You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 1996 GMC K3500? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, are usually pretty affordable. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.
When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 1996 GMC K3500 drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.
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Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 1996 GMC K3500 drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.