1994 Passat Volkswagen Steering & Suspension Services

Recommended Maintenance Schedule for 1994 Volkswagen Passat

When should you have your 1994 Volkswagen Passat suspension system inspected or repaired?

When To Get 1994 Volkswagen Passat Suspension Service

When you first drove your 1994 Volkswagen Passat, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Maybe your Passat bounces, pulls to one side, or makes a weird sound when you drive over a speed bump or turn. The first sign of problems is a good time to bring your 1994 Volkswagen Passat in for suspension and steering service. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll check the front and rear suspension, shock absorbers, damper springs, CV joints and axles, bushings, struts, chassis, wheel hub bearings, and power steering components. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your Passat suspension system needs repair, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If your Volkswagen Passat’s suspension or steering system components need to be replaced due to wear and tear, we may also suggest a wheel alignment because installing new steering and suspension components may alter wheel angles and ride height.

Volkswagen Passat Shock & Strut Replacement Services

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1994 Volkswagen Passat suspension system. They contribute to your car’s handling, keeping it from bottoming out when the road gets bumpy. While the struts support the structure of the suspension, the shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These pieces work together to help dampen vibration and hold the car off the ground. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Passat’s shocks and struts since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. Bouncing, swaying, or rocking forward and backward could all be indicators of worn Volkswagen Passat shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 1994 Volkswagen Passat’s shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1994 Passat Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Volkswagen's suspension? Proper tire care can reduce strain on the suspension system, and also alert you to the need for new tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my Volkswagen Passat? Alignment and rotation seem like minor services, but they have a major impact on your vehicle. Both services help ensure that the correct amount of pressure is applied to each tire and that the tires come into contact with the road in the way Volkswagen intended.
  • Does my Volkswagen Passat power steering fluid need to be checked? Get your power steering fluid check out when you get an oil change or every couple of months. If your power steering fluid needs to be filled, we’ll top it off per Volkswagen's guidelines to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Volkswagen Passat

When your 1994 Passat’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Volkswagen will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.