Transmission Services for 1989 Volkswagen Vanagon

What’s the Importance of Your 1989 Vanagon’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 Vanagon’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1989 Volkswagen Vanagon transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Volkswagen Vanagon transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Vanagon at all.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Vanagons

Volkswagen recommends having your Vanagon's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, your Vanagon differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Volkswagen-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 Vanagon services and perform them according to Volkswagen-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Vanagon’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Volkswagen Vanagon Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Volkswagen Vanagon transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Vanagon’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1989 Volkswagen Vanagon’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Volkswagen's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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 Vanagon? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Vanagon 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.
  • Does my Vanagon's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1989 Vanagon’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Volkswagen. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Volkswagen Vanagon Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Vanagon today.