The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Passat’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1998 Volkswagen Passat transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Volkswagen Passat transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your Passat isn’t working at all.
Volkswagen recommends having your Passat's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Volkswagen recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1998 Volkswagen Passats at certain intervals with Volkswagen-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1998 Volkswagen Passat transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Passat’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.
We do our best to keep Volkswagen Passat transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Passat'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 routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.
Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1998 Passat, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.