2016 Audi S3 Drivetrain Repair

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2016 Audi S3

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your S3's engine to its wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It's one of the most complex systems in your S3 and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2016 Audi S3 drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Audi's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

Audi S3 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 visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2016 Audi S3 drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your Audi could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. So much depends on the climate and your driving style. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Audi S3 doesn’t drive like it used to.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 2016 Audi S3? Some smaller differential fixes, like seal or gasket replacement, are usually pretty affordable. But bigger repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Audi S3 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.

  •  Can Audi drivetrain maintenance help me save money? Yes, sometimes it can. First, servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. It can also somewhat reduce tire wear.
  • How do I know if my Audi drivetrain is damaged? Noises toward the back of your Audi S3, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • How often will I need Audi S3 differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

2016 Audi S3 Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Audi S3's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 2016 Audi S3 repairs.

Get Audi S3 Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2016 Audi S3 drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.