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VW's Recommended Maintenance Schedule

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A personalized schedule of essential services contributes to a longer lasting vehicle. Get started today by bringing your Volkswagen to the experts who know it best. Keep your Volkswagen running smoothly by following Volkswagen's factory recommended service schedule below (applicable to all gasoline models):

Make an appointment every 1 year. Servicing your car every 1 year or 15,000 km gives you the peace of mind that comes with a well-maintained vehicle so that you can explore more with confidence.

Minor Maintenance

Service Intervals: 15,000, 45,000, 75,000, 105,000, 135,000, 165,000 km... (Every 30,000 km)

  • Brake Pads (Front and Rear): Check thickness and brake disc condition. Look for contact pattern and corrosion of brake discs
  • Engine: Change oil and replace filter
  • Service Interval Display: Reset
  • Tires: Rotate

STANDARD MAINTENANCE (Incl. Minor Maintenance Items)

Service Intervals: 30,000, 90,000, 150,000 km... (Every 60,000 km)

  • Battery: Check with battery tester (and auxiliary battery if equipped)
  • Brake Fluid: Check level
  • Brake System and Shock Absorbers - Inspect for leaks and damage
  • Cooling System: Check level and freeze protection
  • Engine and Engine Compartment Components (From Above): Check for leaks and damage
  • Engine and Engine Compartment Components (From Below): Check related components including transmission, final drive, and drive axle boots for leaks and damage
  • Exterior Lighting: Check function of front and rear lights, headlights (adjust if necessary), automatic headlights (if equipped), turn signals, cornering lights, and hazard warning lights
  • Headlight Washing System: Check function (if equipped)
  • Horn: Check function
  • Removable Trailer Hitch: Check function and inspect for damage (Tiguan and Atlas only, if equipped)
  • Test Drive: Check braking, kickdown, steering, electrical, heating/ventilation systems, air conditioning, handling, and parking brake
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System: Calibrate to correct tire pressure settings
  • Tire Pressure: Check all tires
  • Tire Repair Kit: Check for damage and prior use
  • Tires: Check condition and wear pattern. Record tread depth
  • Windshield Wiper/Washer System: Check for damage, function and adjust spray nozzle if necessary, fluid level, and freeze protection
  • Wiper Blades: Bring into service position, check for damage, and check park position

EXTENDED MAINTENANCE (Incl. Standard Maintenance Items)

Service Intervals: 60,000, 120,000, 180,000 km... (Every 60,000 km)

  • Body Interior and Exterior: Check for corrosion
  • Coil Springs and Rubber Buffer: Inspect for damage
  • Exhaust System: Check for leaks, damage, and secure fittings
  • Interior Lighting: Check function of overhead lights, glove box lights, cigarette lighter/power outlets, luggage compartment, and all warning lights
  • Ribbed Belt: Check condition
  • Sunroof: Check function and clean, then lubricate guide rails with VW approved lubricant (if equipped)
  • Suspension and Steering: Check ball joints, wheel bearings, drive axles, coupling rods, tie rod ends, and stabilizer bar rubber bushings for damage and excessive play
  • Underbody: Check underbody protection, underbody trim panels, wire routing, and plugs for damage
  • Windshield: Check for damage

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For more information, please contact one of our Service Advisors. *Services required for your vehicle may vary. All the services may not apply to your vehicle.