Transmission Services for 1984 GMC S15

Why is Your 1984 S15’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount 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. 1984 GMC S15 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to GMC S15 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your S15 isn’t working at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1984 S15s

According to GMC, your S15’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your S15 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with GMC-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1984 S15 up to GMC-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your S15’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

GMC S15 Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable GMC S15 transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your S15’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1984 GMC S15’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your GMC? 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.
  • How much can I tow in a GMC S15? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your S15 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my S15's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1984 S15’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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your GMC S15 Transmission

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