2020 Volkswagen Passat Drivetrain Repair & Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2020 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 one of the most complex systems in your Passat and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2020 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.

Volkswagen Passat Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 2020 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. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. 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.

How much does it cost to fix your 2020 Volkswagen Passat drivetrain? Some smaller differential fixes, like seal or gasket replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Major repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

Questions About 2020 Volkswagen Passat

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 2020 Volkswagen Passat drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  • Can Volkswagen service save me money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • How do I know if my Volkswagen drivetrain is damaged? Your Volkswagen Passat drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • When should I come in for Volkswagen Passat differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we 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.

2020 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 2020 Volkswagen Passat repairs.

Service Your Volkswagen Passat Drivetrain

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 2020 Volkswagen Passat drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.