1999 GMC Safari Maintenance Schedule

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1999 GMC Safari Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 1999 GMC Safari? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

1999 GMC Safari Maintenance Schedule

How often should I service my 1999 GMC Safari?

Here’s Why 1999 GMC Safari Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your GMC Safari to last as long as possible. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your Safari could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. But how do you know what service to get and when? There's no need to guess when it's time to get Safari maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1999 GMC Safari!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, GMC themselves. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; however, there’s a good chance that your vehicle’s recommended maintenance services will include tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your Safari running for longer, increase your vehicle safety, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1999 GMC Safari problems later.

Overview of Essential GMC Safari Maintenance Needs

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1999 GMC Safari for factory-recommended routine maintenance and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your Safari's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 1999 GMC Safari? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Taking short trips or exposing your car to extreme temperatures (like in the dead of winter or heat of summer) could reduce the life expectancy of your GMC Safari battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your Safari stranded. Your GMC Safari won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Staying on schedule for battery replacements and motor oil changes can help your 1999 GMC Safari's engine run smoother. To learn how often GMC recommends you have the oil changed in your 1999 Safari, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 1999 GMC Safari.

Maintaining your GMC Safari steering and suspension system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide GMC Safari steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your GMC Safari's steering and suspension system.

If you fall behind on routine GMC Safari maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire GMC Safari cooling, heating, and climate control system. Need a new GMC Safari radiator? We’ve got your back. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 1999 GMC Safari maintenance and repairs.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

Questions About 1999 GMC Safari Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 1999 GMC Safari. Get answers to common GMC Safari maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my GMC Safari? You know your GMC Safari better than anyone else, so you’ll know if something doesn’t feel right while driving. Have your alignment checked (and adjusted if necessary) as soon as you notice a pulling steering wheel to prevent suspension damage or uneven tire wear.
  • When should I switch my GMC Safari to high mileage oil? If your GMC Safari has ticked past 75,000 miles, consider switching to high mileage oil at your next oil change to give your engine what it needs to go another 75,000 (or more!). High mileage oil: make it a high priority!
  • Can GMC dashboard warning lights wait? Because there might be a problem under the hood. Those warning lights are there for a reason! As soon as you notice that one’s illuminated, take your GMC Safari to Firestone Complete Auto Care so you can address any small problems long before they worsen.