1996 Volvo 850 Drivetrain Repair

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 1996 Volvo 850

Your 850 drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It runs the full length of your Volvo, from the axles to the transmission. It's one of the most complex systems in your 850 and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. When you tune into you 1996 Volvo 850 drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to Volvo's recommendations.

When to Get Volvo 850 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 come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can help repair all of your 1996 Volvo 850 drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your 850 might need 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 Volvo 850 drives.

Is normal to wonder whether or not 1996 Volvo 850 drivetrain repair is expensive. Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, are usually pretty affordable. Big repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

Volvo 850 Drivetrain Q&A

Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 1996 Volvo 850 drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.

  • How does Volvo drivetrain maintenance help save 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.
  • What are signs my Volvo drivetrain is damaged? Your Volvo 850 drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • How often should I come in for Volvo 850 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.

1996 Volvo 850 Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Volvo 850's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1996 Volvo 850 repairs.

Service Your Volvo 850 Drivetrain

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1996 Volvo 850 drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.