2006 Volkswagen Passat Drivetrain Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2006 Volkswagen Passat

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your Passat's engine to its wheels. It runs the full length of your Volkswagen, from the axles to the transmission. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 2006 Volkswagen Passat drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Volkswagen's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

What Are Volkswagen Passat Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can help repair all of your 2006 Volkswagen Passat drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Volkswagen could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice clunks when shifting, vibration as your vehicle accelerates, resistance when turning, or heavy vibrations in your floorboards. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." So much depends on the climate and your driving style. Your best bet is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice a problem with how your Volkswagen Passat drives.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 2006 Volkswagen Passat? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Big repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

2006 Volkswagen Passat Drivetrain Questions

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  •  Can Volkswagen drivetrain maintenance help me save money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Volkswagen drivetrain system? Noises toward the back of your Volkswagen Passat, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • How often will I need Volkswagen Passat differential service? Differential service frequency varies from car to car. Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. We generally recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

2006 Volkswagen Passat Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Volkswagen Passat's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 2006 Volkswagen Passat repairs.

Schedule Volkswagen Passat Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2006 Volkswagen Passat drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.