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My 2017 VW Golf's transmission sometimes freezes up. Car…

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My 2017 VW Golf's transmission sometimes freezes up. Car won't movel

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your transmission fluid last checked?

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VW golf sportswagen

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Hello, and thank you for your question. I am Brandon - VW tech.

You must be located in a very cold climate.

I would recommend you to purchase and install a block heater element for your vehicle. It will have to be plugged in overnight to keep the drive train warm for start up.

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VW Mechanic: internal88, VW Mechanic replied 5 months ago

Amazon offer this product at a fair price. Very easy to install yourself.

Kat's 24150 150 Watt 4"x 5" Universal Hot Pad Heater - all you will need to do just plug it in and have the pad under the transmission.

Please rate me Positive, thank you!

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