2013 GMC Savana 1500 Drivetrain Service

2013 GMC Savana 1500 Drivetrain Service

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your Savana 1500's engine to its wheels. It runs the full length of your GMC, from the axles to the transmission. It's one of the most complex systems in your Savana 1500 and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. Care for your 2013 GMC Savana 1500 to maintain its performance power. You can minimize repairs by following GMC's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.

When to Get GMC Savana 1500 Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2013 GMC Savana 1500 drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your GMC could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice resistance when turning, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. Your best bet is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice a problem with how your GMC Savana 1500 drives.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 2013 GMC Savana 1500? Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. But bigger repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

GMC Savana 1500 Drivetrain Q&A

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • How does GMC drivetrain maintenance help save money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged GMC drivetrain system? Hear noises toward the back of your GMC Savana 1500? See fluid leaking? Having issues turning? These could all be signs of drivetrain damage you don't want to ignore. Take action quickly to catch repairs or replacements before something more severe happens.
  • How often will I need GMC Savana 1500 differential service? Differential service frequency varies from car to car. Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. We generally recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

2013 GMC Savana 1500 Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your GMC Savana 1500's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 2013 GMC Savana 1500 repairs.

Service Your GMC Savana 1500 Drivetrain

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 2013 GMC Savana 1500 drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.