Transmission Services for 2012 Volkswagen Jetta

What Does Your Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’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, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, 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 discover that your Jetta’s not even driveable.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 2012 Jettas

Your Jetta’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Volkswagen. First off, Volkswagen recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2012 Volkswagen Jettas at certain intervals with Volkswagen-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2012 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 keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Repairs Cost

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 fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2012 Volkswagen Jetta’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Volkswagen's brakes? 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 my Volkswagen tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Jetta's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2012 Jetta’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Volkswagen's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. 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.