2016 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. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2016 Volkswagen Jetta transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, 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 you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Jetta’s not even driveable.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 2016 Jettas

According to Volkswagen, your Jetta’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Jetta should be exchanged regularly with Volkswagen-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2016  Volkswagen Jetta transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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 Cost

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 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.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Volkswagen's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Volkswagen Jetta? 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. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my Jetta transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2016 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

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2016 Jetta, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.