Transmission Services for 2016 Volkswagen Golf R

What’s the Importance of Your 2016 Golf R’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Golf R’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2016 Volkswagen Golf R transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Volkswagen Golf R transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your Golf R isn’t working at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 2016 Golf Rs

According to Volkswagen, your Golf R’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, Volkswagen recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2016 Volkswagen Golf Rs at certain intervals with Volkswagen-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2016  Volkswagen Golf R transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Golf R’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Volkswagen Golf R Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Volkswagen Golf R 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 Golf R a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2016 Volkswagen Golf R Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Volkswagen's brakes? 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 Volkswagen Golf R? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Golf R towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my Golf R transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2016 Golf R’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.

Take Time for Your Volkswagen Golf R Transmission

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