Your GMC R1500 Suburban isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.
How often should I service my 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban?
Take care of your GMC R1500 Suburban and it'll take care of you. With proactive maintenance, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your R1500 Suburban. But how do you know what service to get and when? Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your R1500 Suburban, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Just follow your 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban maintenance schedule!
This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, GMC themselves. 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, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and maybe even save you the headache of dealing with common 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban problems in the future.
Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban for factory-recommended routine maintenance and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. This Courtesy Check can establish a baseline of what may need to be addressed during your service appointment. 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.
Could your 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban be ready for a new battery? 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. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your GMC R1500 Suburban battery. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. 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.
Staying on schedule for battery replacements and motor oil changes can help your 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban's engine run smoother. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 1990 R1500 Suburban. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. 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 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban.
Maintaining your GMC R1500 Suburban steering and suspension system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Trust our technicians to inspect system components and if needed, provide GMC R1500 Suburban steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your GMC R1500 Suburban's steering system with regular maintenance.
If you fall behind on routine GMC R1500 Suburban maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire GMC R1500 Suburban cooling, heating, and climate control system. Need a new GMC R1500 Suburban radiator? We got it. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban maintenance.
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Take an active role in maintaining your 1990 GMC R1500 Suburban. Get answers to common GMC R1500 Suburban maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.