1999 Volkswagen Beetle Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 1999 Beetle’s Transmission?

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, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Beetle’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1999 Volkswagen Beetle transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Volkswagen Beetle transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Beetle at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 1999 Beetles

According to Volkswagen, your Beetle’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Beetle should be exchanged regularly with Volkswagen-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1999 Beetle services and perform them according to Volkswagen-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Volkswagen Beetle Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Volkswagen Beetle transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Beetle a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1999 Volkswagen Beetle’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Volkswagen? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Volkswagen? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your Beetle towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Beetle transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1999 Beetle’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Volkswagen's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for Volkswagen Beetle Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Beetle today.