2016 Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain Service

All About 2016 Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain Service

Your GTI’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 2016 Volkswagen GTI drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can minimize repairs by following Volkswagen's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.

Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 2016 Volkswagen GTI drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your Volkswagen GTI may need driveshaft attention if you feel heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. One of your best courses of action is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice that something feels "off" with your Volkswagen GTI.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 2016 Volkswagen GTI? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, are usually pretty affordable. But bigger repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Questions About 2016 Volkswagen GTI

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

  • Can Volkswagen service save me money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • What are signs my Volkswagen drivetrain is damaged? Hear noises toward the back of your Volkswagen GTI? See fluid leaking? Having issues turning? These could all be signs of drivetrain damage you don't want to ignore. Take action quickly to catch repairs or replacements before something more severe happens.
  • How often should I come in for Volkswagen GTI differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

2016 Volkswagen GTI Repair

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

Schedule Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2016 Volkswagen GTI drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.