Transmission Services for 1986 Volkswagen Golf

What’s the Importance of Your 1986 Golf’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1986 Volkswagen Golf transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Volkswagen Golf transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Golf at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Golfs

Volkswagen recommends having your Golf's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, Volkswagen recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1986 Volkswagen Golfs at certain intervals with Volkswagen-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1986  Volkswagen Golf transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Golf’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Volkswagen Golf Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Volkswagen Golf transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Golf’s major systems and components to help inform your car service 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 1986 Volkswagen Golf’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Volkswagen's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Volkswagen Golf? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Golf towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Golf is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Golf transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 Golf’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 Volkswagen, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Volkswagen Golf 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 Golf today.