2017 Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain Repair

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2017 Volkswagen GTI

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your GTI's engine to its wheels. It runs the full length of your Volkswagen, from the axles to the transmission. It’s one of your GTI’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2017 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.

What Are Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 2017 Volkswagen GTI drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your GTI might need driveshaft repair if you notice vibration as your vehicle accelerates, clunks when shifting, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, or resistance when turning. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Volkswagen GTI doesn’t drive like it used to.

How much does it cost to fix your 2017 Volkswagen GTI drivetrain? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, are usually pretty affordable. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain Q&A

Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 2017 Volkswagen GTI drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.

  • How does Volkswagen drivetrain maintenance help save money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • How do I know if 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? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

2017 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 2017 Volkswagen GTI repairs.

Service Your Volkswagen GTI Drivetrain

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2017 Volkswagen GTI drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.