1989 GMC R1500 Suburban Drivetrain Repair

Get GMC R1500 Suburban Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.

1989 GMC R1500 Suburban Drivetrain Service

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your R1500 Suburban's engine to its wheels. It spans the full length of your GMC, from back to front. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you maintain the drivetrain in your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban, you help maintain your vehicle's power. You can minimize repairs by following GMC's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.

GMC R1500 Suburban Drivetrain Repairs

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 go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your GMC could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice vibration as your vehicle accelerates, clunks when shifting, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, or resistance when turning. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your GMC R1500 Suburban doesn’t drive like it used to.

How much does it cost to fix your 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban drivetrain? Minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Big repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

Questions About 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  • Can GMC service save me money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged GMC drivetrain system? Hear noises toward the back of your GMC R1500 Suburban? See fluid leaking? Having issues turning? These could all be signs of drivetrain damage you don't want to ignore. Take action quickly to catch repairs or replacements before something more severe happens.
  • When should I come in for GMC R1500 Suburban differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1989 GMC R1500 Suburban Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your GMC R1500 Suburban's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1989 GMC R1500 Suburban repairs.