Volkswagen Maintenance

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Miles (x1000) 5 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120
Kilometers (x1000) 8 16 32 48 64 80 96 112 128 144 160 176 180
1.9L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L FSI, 4.2L FSI,
and 5.0L V10 TDI Engines
                         
Air Cleaner: Replace filter and Clean Housing         X       X       X
Air Suspension: Check for damage or leaks ( Touareg, 4.2L FSI
only)
        X       X       X
Automatic Shift Lock: Check operation including park/neutral
 position switch
  X X X X X X X X X X X X
Battery: Check     X   X   X   X   X   X
Battery: Check Second Battery ( 5.0L V10 TDI Only)         X       X       X
Brake System: Check for leaks/damage, break pad thickness,
 and brake fluid level
X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Convertible Top: Check function and rollover protection         X       X       X
Cooling System: Check coolant level: add if needed     X   X   X   X   X   X
Diesel Particle Filter: Replace (5.0L TDI only)                         X
Door Arresters: Lubricate     X   X   X   X   X   X
Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (1.9L TDI, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L,
3.6L FSI, 4.2L FSI )
        X       X       X
Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (2.0)     X   X   X   X   X   X
Drive Shafts: Check boots     X   X   X   X   X   X
Engine: Change engine oil and oil filter X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Engine: Check for leaks     X   X   X   X   X   X
Exhaust System: Check for damage and leaks     X   X   X   X   X   X
Front Axle: Check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends:
 Check tie rods
    X   X   X   X   X   X
Fuel Filter: Replace (TDI Engines Only)     X   X   X   X   X   X
Haldex Clutch: Change Fluid (where applicable), (3.6L FSI only)         X       X       X
Headlights: Check and adjust if needed     X   X   X   X   X   X
Interior/Exterior Lights: Check function         X       X       X
On-Board Diagnotic System: Check fault memory and erase if
 necessary
    X   X   X   X   X   X
Power Steering: Check fluid level (1.9L TDI)     X   X   X   X   X   X
Power Steering: Check fluid level (2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L,
3.6L FSI )
        X       X       X
Road test: Check kickdown, braking, steering, heating and
 ventilation, air conditioning, power accessories and electrical
 systems
    X   X   X   X   X   X
Rear Spolier: Lubricate (New Beetle Only)   X X X X X X X X X X X X
Retractable hard Top (CSC roof): Check function and for damage         X       X       X
Service Interval Display: Reset and Adapt if necessary X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Spark Plugs: Replace (2.0L, 2.5L, 3.2L )         X       X       X
Spark Plugs: Replace (2.0L TFSI, 3.6L FSI, 4.2L FSI only)             X           X
Sunroof Frame: Clean and lubricate     X   X   X   X   X   X
Timing Belt: Replace (1.9L TDI, and 4.2l FSI )                 X        
Timing Belt: Check condition (2.0L)           X     X   X    
Timing Belt: Check condition (2.0L TFS)             X   X   X    
Timing Belt: Replace (2.0L, 2.0L TFSI only)                         X
Tires: Check condition, tread depth and adjust pressure if needed
 (including spare)
  X X X X X X X X X X X X
Transmission: Automatic: Check for leaks     X   X   X   X   X   X
Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF and final drive (1.9L TDI
 only)
    X   X   X   X   X   X
Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF and final drive (2.0L, 2.0L
TFSI. 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L FSI, 4.2L FSI, 5.0L V10 TDI Only)
        X       X       X
Transmission: Direct Shift (DSG): Change fluid and filter (2.0L
TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L only)
        X       X       X
Transmission: Manual: Check oil level: add if needed: Check for
 leaks
    X   X   X   X   X   X
Turbocharger: Lubricate Servomotor Rods (5.0L V10 TDI Only)     X   X   X   X   X   X
Underbody: Check for damage     X   X   X   X   X   X
V-Belt / Ribbed belt: Check and adjust if needed (1.9L TDI)     X   X   X   X   X   X
V-Belt / Ribbed belt: Check and adjust if needed (2.0L, 2.0L TFSI.
2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L FSI, 4.2L FSI, 5.0l V10 TDI Only)
        X       X       X
Water Seperator: Drain (TDI Engines Only) X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Wheels: Rotate front to rear   X X X X X X X X X X X X
Wiper Blades: Check         X       X       X
Windshield Washer Fluid: Check level: add if needed   X X X X X X X X X X X X

Every 12 months, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Perform visual check on airbag system
Every 2 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Change brake fluid
Every 2 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Check function of convertible top and check roll-over protection with convertible top open.
Every 2 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Change dust and pollen filter.
Every 4 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Change Aid filter element and clean housing (New Beetle only)
Every 4 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Replace tire filler bottle in tire mobility kit (observe expiration date).
Every 4 years, for vehicles driven less than 40,000 miles (60,000 kilometers) in 4 years: Replace Spark Plugs.
Every 6 years, for vehicles driven less than 60,000 miles (90,000 kilometers) in 6 years: Change air filter element and clean housing.
Every 6 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Change tire pressure sensors.
Every 6 years (for vehicles driven less than 60,000 miles (90,000 km) in 6 years (2.0L TFSI, 3.6L FSI Only): Change Spark Plugs

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