VW Repair and Scheduled Maintenance

Volkswagen repairs in Manassas, VAVW Repairs in Manassas, VA

Volkswagen factory maintenance in Manassas, VA.Time flies and so do the miles. Before you know it, you’ll reach your next maintenance interval and it’ll be time to bring vehicle to Coho and one of our Volkswagen-Certified Technicians. And it comes to service, Coho has everything for your Volkswagen, including knowledge of the service your car needs throughout its lifetime. Staying on top of your vehicle’s scheduled maintenance is the best way to keep it delivering all the performance and passion you love. It’s also a great way to help protect the value of your investment. We have the proper tools and equipment, a staff of trained specialists, and access to an extensive range of parts required to maintain your vehicle’s safety, reliability, and value for years to come – while saving you hundreds of dollars compared to a dealer.

Volkswagen recommends that its vehicles should be serviced every 10,000-miles, with the most comprehensive services coming at the 40,000-, 80,000- and 120,000-mile mark. (Note: The actual scheduled maintenance checks will vary based on vehicle model, model year and mileage. Please give us a call if you have any questions.) The VW maintenance schedules can best be described as oil change/safety inspection, minor service and major service.

Safety Inspection and Oil Service: This includes an oil/filter change and a safety check of your vehicle that includes crucial items including: brakes, indicator lights, belts and hoses, engine coolant, steering linkage, and suspension components. Additionally, our technicians will rotate the tires and inspect for fluid leaks, the wipers, tire pressure, horn, and the dashboard warning lights. A typical interval on a late model VW will be at 5,000-, 15,000-, 25,000-, 35,000 and 45,000-miles, etc.

VW repair shop in Manassas VAMinor Service: To be completed at 10,000-, 40,000- an 70,000-miles is a little more involved and includes everything in the Safety Inspection as well as checking and replenishing all fluids, replacing the dust and pollen filters, inspecting the suspension system and tires for wear, inspect lights, exhaust system for damage, drive shaft boots, front and rear axle, ball joints and tie rod ends, transmission and final drive, as well as the undercarriage.

Major Service: To be completed at 40,000- and 80,000 miles, this service includes all the work above, in addition to checking the power steering fluid, replacing the air filter, fuel filter, clutch fluid, brake fluid and spark plugs, checking all lights, lubricating the door hinges, straps, locks and hood latch and sunroof.

If you have a late model VW and follow this recommended schedule, here are the recommended inspections during the first 100,000 miles:

  • 10,000 miles: Oil & Safety Service
  • 20,000 miles: Minor Service
  • 30,000 miles: Oil & Safety Service
  • 40,000 miles: Major Service
  • 50,000 miles: Oil & Safety Service
  • 60,000 miles: Minor Service
  • 70,000 miles: Oil & Safety Service
  • 80,000 miles: Major Service
  • 90,000 miles: Oil & Safety Service
  • 100,000 miles: Minor Service

Additional VW Services:

  • Every year, regardless of miles: Perform visual check of air bag system.
  • Every 2 years, regardless of miles: Change dust and pollen filter (if applicable).
  • Every 2 years, regardless of miles: Check tire filler bottle in tire mobility set (Observe expiration date).
  • At the 3-year mark, regardless of miles and then every 2 years thereafter: Replace fluid for brake and clutch unit.
  • Every 4 years, regardless of miles: Replace tire filler bottle in tire mobility set (Observe expiration date).
  • Every 6 years, regardless of miles (if under 60,000 miles): Replace air filter element and snow filter and clean housing (if applicable).
  • Every 6 years, regardless of miles: Replace spark plugs.
  • Every 6 years, regardless of miles: Replace spark plugs. (1.8T, 2.0T and 2.5L engines)