Transmission Services for 1989 GMC S15 Jimmy

What Does Your GMC S15 Jimmy 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 S15 Jimmy’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1989 GMC S15 Jimmy transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding 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 your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your S15 Jimmy at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1989 S15 Jimmys

According to GMC, your S15 Jimmy’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your S15 Jimmy differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with GMC-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 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 diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

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 give your S15 Jimmy a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. 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.

1989 GMC S15 Jimmy Questions & Answers

  • 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. 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 it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. 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.
  • When should I have my S15 Jimmy's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your GMC S15 Jimmy transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Brake for GMC S15 Jimmy Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1989 S15 Jimmy, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.