The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. Volkswagen GTI transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Volkswagen GTI transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your GTI’s not even driveable.
According to Volkswagen, your GTI’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Volkswagen recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 Volkswagen GTIs at certain intervals with Volkswagen-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2018 GTI up to Volkswagen-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your GTI’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.
We work to keep the average cost for Volkswagen GTI transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your GTI’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car 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.
Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2018 GTI, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.