Transmission Services for 1985 GMC S15 Jimmy

Brake for GMC S15 Jimmy Transmission Service

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

What’s the Importance of Your 1985 S15 Jimmy’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1985 GMC S15 Jimmy transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, 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 S15 Jimmy transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your S15 Jimmy isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1985 S15 Jimmys

Your S15 Jimmy’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to GMC. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your S15 Jimmy should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1985 S15 Jimmy services and perform them according to GMC-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your S15 Jimmy’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do GMC S15 Jimmy Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for GMC S15 Jimmy transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your S15 Jimmy's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1985 GMC S15 Jimmy Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my GMC's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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 your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your S15 Jimmy’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your S15 Jimmy is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my S15 Jimmy transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your GMC S15 Jimmy’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Can transmission fluid leak from my GMC S15 Jimmy? Yes. GMC S15 Jimmy 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.
  • Who does GMC S15 Jimmy transmission repair? When your S15 Jimmy transmission is acting up, Firestone Complete Auto Care is here to help. Book an appointment today for transmission system diagnostics and repairs.
  • Can I drive my GMC S15 Jimmy with a transmission fluid leak? You should avoid driving with a transmission fluid leak. Your transmission system relies on transmission fluid to operate properly, and a leak may decrease performance, cause your S15 Jimmy to overheat, or even lead to transmission failure.