1989 GMC R1500 Suburban Maintenance Schedule

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban?

Your Guide to 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban Scheduled Maintenance

Take care of your GMC R1500 Suburban and it'll take care of you. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your R1500 Suburban has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. But how do you know what service to get and when? There's no need to guess when it's time to get R1500 Suburban maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. Just follow your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban maintenance schedule!

GMC knows your vehicle inside and out (they made it, after all!), so they’ve designed this schedule with your car’s unique needs in mind. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; however, there’s a good chance that your vehicle’s recommended maintenance services will include tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your R1500 Suburban perform better, keep you safer on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban problems later.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your GMC R1500 Suburban

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your R1500 Suburban’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban. If your current battery is more than three years old, it may be time for a replacement (batteries typically last somewhere between three and five years). Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your GMC R1500 Suburban battery, and so can frequent short drives. It can be tempting to try and get as much life out of your battery as possible, but it’s smart to check it regularly and replace it before it gets too weak. Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty R1500 Suburban) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your GMC R1500 Suburban won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can help your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban's engine run smoother. To learn how often GMC recommends you have the oil changed in your 1989 R1500 Suburban, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban.

Routine upkeep for your GMC R1500 Suburban suspension and steering system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide GMC R1500 Suburban steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Components within your GMC R1500 Suburban's steering system require regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended GMC R1500 Suburban services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your GMC R1500 Suburban’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is it time to replace the radiator in your GMC R1500 Suburban? We can take care of that. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

Questions About 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban. Get answers to common GMC R1500 Suburban maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my GMC R1500 Suburban? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 1989 R1500 Suburban is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When does my GMC R1500 Suburban need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your GMC R1500 Suburban? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can GMC dashboard warning lights wait? Because there might be a problem under the hood. Those warning lights are there for a reason! As soon as you notice that one’s illuminated, take your GMC R1500 Suburban to Firestone Complete Auto Care so you can address any small problems long before they worsen.

Get Work Done on Your GMC R1500 Suburban

Take care of your GMC R1500 Suburban and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.