1985 Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Volkswagen Jetta transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Volkswagen Jetta transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your Jetta isn’t working at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 1985 Jettas

According to Volkswagen, your Jetta’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, your Jetta differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Volkswagen-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1985 Jetta 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.

Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Volkswagen Jetta transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Jetta’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1985 Volkswagen Jetta’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your 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.
  • What can I tow in a Volkswagen? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your Jetta towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Jetta is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Jetta's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Volkswagen Jetta’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Volkswagen. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Volkswagen Jetta Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Jetta today.