1997 GMC K3500 Transmission Service & Repairs

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

Service Schedule for 1997 GMC K3500

Not sure when your 1997 K3500 is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your GMC K3500 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1997 GMC K3500 transmission problems can show up 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. If you ignore GMC K3500 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your K3500’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1997 K3500s

GMC recommends having your K3500's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your K3500 should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 K3500 services and perform them according to GMC-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your K3500’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC K3500 Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep GMC K3500 transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your K3500 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1997 GMC K3500’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your GMC's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a GMC K3500? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, 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.
  • When should I have my K3500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1997 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.