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Abstract: Factory recommended maintenance intervals for applicable MY 1998 Volkswagen vehicles.


Applies to: MY 1998: Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Cabrio, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Passat Wagon, Volkswagen Eurovan


Volkswagen - MY 1998 Maintenance Schedule

5,000 - 55,000 Miles

click here to view 60,000 - 105,000 Miles

Miles (x1000)

5

10

15

20

25

30

35

40

45

50

55

Kilometer (x1000)

8

16

24

32

40

48

56

64

72

80

88

TDI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Filter - change

 

 

 

 

 

Water Sep. - drain

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

Fuel Filter - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - replace†

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt Tensioner - replace***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.8T

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

Engine Filter - change

V-Belt - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt Tensioner - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Filter - change

 

 

 

 

 

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VR6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Filter - change

 

 

 

 

 

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

Engine Filter - change

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt Tensioner - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Cars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W/W Fluid - check level

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dust Pollen Filter* - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auto-Shift Lock - check

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brake System - check

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wheels - rotate front to rear

 

 

 

 

 

 

Battery - check electrolyte level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manual Trans. - check for leaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Automatic Trans. - check for leaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tires/Spare - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drive Shafts - check boots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OBD - check DTC memory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Door Check Straps - lubricate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During Road Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After Road Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner** - replace filter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooling System - check level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V-Belt - check tension/condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ribbed Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Front Axle - check

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check ATF and diff. level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Automatic Trans. AFT - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Where applicable
** Two years or 40,000 miles
*** Recommended; replace once only
† Recommended

Brake Fluid - change every 2 years regardless of mileage
Air Bag System - check for function and damage after 4 years, 8 years and every 2 years thereafter

60,000 - 105,000 Miles

Miles (x1000)

60

65

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

Kilometer (x1000)

96

104

112

120

128

136

144

152

160

168

TDI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Filter - change

 

 

 

 

 

Water Sep. - drain

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

Fuel Filter - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - replace†

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt Tensioner - replace***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.8T

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

Engine Filter - change

V-Belt - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt Tensioner - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Filter - change

 

 

 

 

 

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VR6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Filter - change

 

 

 

 

 

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil - change

Engine Filter - change

Spark Plugs - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt Tensioner - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Cars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W/W Fluid - check level

 

 

 

 

 

Dust Pollen Filter* - replace

 

 

 

 

 

Auto-Shift Lock - check

 

 

 

 

 

Brake System - check

 

 

 

 

 

Wheels - rotate front to rear

 

 

 

 

 

Battery - check electrolyte level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manual Trans. - check for leaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Automatic Trans. - check for leaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tires/Spare - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drive Shafts - check boots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OBD - check DTC memory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Door Check Straps - lubricate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During Road Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After Road Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner** - replace filter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooling System - check level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V-Belt - check tension/condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ribbed Belt - check condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Front Axle - check

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check ATF and diff. level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Automatic Trans. AFT - replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Where applicable
** Two years or 40,000 miles
*** Recommended; replace once only
† Recommended

Brake Fluid - change every 2 years regardless of mileage
Air Bag System - check for function and damage after 4 years, 8 years and every 2 years thereafter

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Maintenance Schedule - 1998 - Passat, Passat Wagon

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