1999 Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Service

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. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Jetta’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Volkswagen Jetta transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Volkswagen Jetta transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Jetta at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 1999 Jettas

Your Jetta’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Volkswagen. First off, your Jetta differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Volkswagen-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1999 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 do our best to keep Volkswagen Jetta transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Jetta's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Q&A

  • 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. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for 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. 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.
  • How often does my Jetta transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1999 Jetta’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Volkswagen, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

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.