Transmission Services for 1990 GMC R2500 Suburban

Take Time for Your GMC R2500 Suburban Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.

Why is Your 1990 R2500 Suburban’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. GMC R2500 Suburban transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore GMC R2500 Suburban transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your R2500 Suburban isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1990 R2500 Suburbans

According to GMC, your R2500 Suburban’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your R2500 Suburban should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1990 R2500 Suburban up to GMC-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your R2500 Suburban’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

GMC R2500 Suburban Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep GMC R2500 Suburban transmission repairs and services affordable. 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 vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1990 GMC R2500 Suburban’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your GMC? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a GMC? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your R2500 Suburban towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my R2500 Suburban's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your GMC R2500 Suburban’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your GMC's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.
  • Is it possible for transmission fluid to leak from my GMC R2500 Suburban? Over time, transmission fluid can leak from your GMC R2500 Suburban, potentially causing transmission problems. A transmission fluid leak may be caused by a damaged transmission pan, faulty transmission cooler lines, worn-out seals, a cracked transmission housing, or an overfilled transmission.
  • 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.
  • Should I avoid driving my GMC R2500 Suburban if there is 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.