Transmission Services for 1997 GMC Savana 2500

Service Schedule for 1997 GMC Savana 2500

Not sure when your 1997 Savana 2500 is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your GMC Savana 2500 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1997 GMC Savana 2500 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let GMC Savana 2500 transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Savana 2500 at all.

GMC Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Savana 2500s

GMC recommends having your Savana 2500's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, GMC recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 GMC Savana 2500s at certain intervals with GMC-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1997  GMC Savana 2500 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Savana 2500’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

GMC Savana 2500 Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep GMC Savana 2500 transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Savana 2500 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 GMC Savana 2500 Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your GMC? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a GMC Savana 2500? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Savana 2500’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Savana 2500 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my Savana 2500's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1997 Savana 2500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for GMC Savana 2500 Transmission Service

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.