Transmission Services for 2017 Volkswagen Golf

What’s the Importance of Your 2017 Golf’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount 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. Volkswagen Golf transmission problems can present themselves 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 don’t pay attention to Volkswagen Golf transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your Golf isn’t working at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 2017 Golfs

According to Volkswagen, your Golf’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Volkswagen recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2017 Volkswagen Golfs at certain intervals with Volkswagen-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2017 Golf up to Volkswagen-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Volkswagen Golf Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Volkswagen Golf transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Golf’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2017 Volkswagen Golf Transmission Q&A

  • 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. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Volkswagen? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. 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? Caring for your Volkswagen Golf’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Volkswagen Golf Transmission Service

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