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What is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 1987 GMC R2500 Suburban?
Take care of your GMC R2500 Suburban and it'll take care of you. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your R2500 Suburban has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your R2500 Suburban, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1987 GMC R2500 Suburban!
This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, GMC themselves. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your R2500 Suburban's life, keep you safer on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1987 GMC R2500 Suburban problems later.
Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1987 GMC R2500 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. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your R2500 Suburban's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.
Think you could be due for a new battery in your 1987 GMC R2500 Suburban? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your R2500 Suburban may need a replacement battery sooner. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your GMC R2500 Suburban battery, and so can frequent short drives. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your GMC R2500 Suburban won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.
In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 1987 GMC R2500 Suburban engine. See GMC's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 1987 R2500 Suburban in the chart at the top of this page. Keep in mind that your oil change interval could be different given your driving style and climate. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 1987 GMC R2500 Suburban.
Routine upkeep for your GMC R2500 Suburban suspension and steering system can not only ensure a smooth ride; it can also help you maintain control of your car in compromised road conditions. That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Trust our technicians to inspect system components and if needed, provide the appropriate GMC R2500 Suburban steering and suspension services. This can include things like power steering fluid replacement, wheel alignment adjustments, replacement of struts and wheel bearings, and ball joint lubrication. Components within your GMC R2500 Suburban's steering system require regular maintenance.
Without routine GMC R2500 Suburban maintenance, 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 R2500 Suburban’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is it time to replace the radiator in your GMC R2500 Suburban? We’ve got your back. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 1987 GMC R2500 Suburban maintenance.
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