Transmission Services for 1989 GMC R2500 Suburban

Show Your GMC R2500 Suburban’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1989 R2500 Suburban, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your GMC R2500 Suburban Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your R2500 Suburban’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1989 GMC R2500 Suburban transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to GMC R2500 Suburban transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your R2500 Suburban at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1989 R2500 Suburbans

According to GMC, your R2500 Suburban’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your R2500 Suburban should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1989  GMC R2500 Suburban transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your R2500 Suburban’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your GMC running for miles and miles.

GMC R2500 Suburban Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable GMC R2500 Suburban transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your R2500 Suburban a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 GMC R2500 Suburban Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your GMC's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a GMC? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your R2500 Suburban’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your R2500 Suburban is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my R2500 Suburban transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 R2500 Suburban’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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.
  • Can GMC R2500 Suburban transmission fluid leak? Yes. GMC R2500 Suburban transmission fluid can leak over time and potentially cause transmission issues. Worn or damaged seals, a loose or damaged transmission pan, a cracked transmission housing, faulty transmission cooler lines, or an overfilled transmission could cause transmission fluid leaks.
  • Where can I get my  GMC R2500 Suburban transmission fixed? Look to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for R2500 Suburban transmission system diagnostics and repairs. Schedule an appointment online today.
  • Is it okay to drive a R2500 Suburban with a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your R2500 Suburban if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.