Transmission Services for 1986 Volkswagen Jetta

Why is Your 1986 Jetta’s Transmission So Important?

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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1986 Volkswagen Jetta transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Volkswagen Jetta transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Jetta at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Jettas

Volkswagen recommends having your Jetta's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your Jetta should be exchanged regularly with Volkswagen-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1986 Jetta services and perform them according to Volkswagen-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Jetta’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Volkswagen Jetta transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car 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 repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1986 Volkswagen Jetta’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Volkswagen? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Volkswagen Jetta? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Jetta towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Jetta's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Volkswagen Jetta transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Volkswagen Jetta’s Transmission Some TLC

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