Transmission Services for 1986 GMC S15 Jimmy

What’s the Importance of Your 1986 S15 Jimmy’s Transmission?

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 tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1986 GMC S15 Jimmy transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let GMC S15 Jimmy transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your S15 Jimmy’s not even driveable.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1986 S15 Jimmys

GMC recommends having your S15 Jimmy's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your S15 Jimmy should be exchanged regularly with GMC-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1986  GMC S15 Jimmy transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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.

GMC S15 Jimmy Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep GMC S15 Jimmy transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for 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 vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1986 GMC S15 Jimmy’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my 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.
  • How much can my GMC tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your S15 Jimmy towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. 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? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 S15 Jimmy’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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.

Brake for GMC S15 Jimmy Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your S15 Jimmy today.