2016 Subaru WRX Drivetrain Repair

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2016 Subaru WRX

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

Subaru WRX Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2016 Subaru WRX drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your Subaru 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. 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. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Subaru WRX doesn’t drive like it used to.

Is normal to wonder whether or not 2016 Subaru WRX drivetrain repair is expensive. Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Big repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

2016 Subaru WRX Drivetrain Questions

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 2016 Subaru WRX drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  • How does Subaru drivetrain maintenance help 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.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Subaru drivetrain system? Noises toward the back of your Subaru WRX, 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 Subaru WRX 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.

2016 Subaru WRX Repair

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

Service Your Subaru WRX Drivetrain

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 2016 Subaru WRX drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.