Applies to: MY 2005: Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Jetta Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Passat Wagon, Volkswagen Phaeton, Volkswagen Touareg


Abstract: Factory recommended maintenance intervals for applicable MY 2005 Volkswagen vehicles.

Volkswagen - MY 2005 Maintenance Schedule

5,000 - 55,000 Miles

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Miles (x1000)

5

10

15

20

25

30

35

40

45

50

55

Kilometers (x1000)

8

16

24

32

40

48

56

64

72

80

88

" 1.8L, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 2.8L,
 2.8L VR6, 3.2L, 4.0L W8, 4.2L, and 6.0L "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner: Replace filter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Air Suspension: Check for damage or leaks ( 3.2L, 6.0L
* only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Automatic Shift Lock: Check operation including park/neutral
 position switch

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Battery: Check

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Battery: Check (2.8L VR6, 3.2L, 4.2L, 6.0L Only) "

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

" Brake System: Check for leaks/damage, break pad
 thickness, and brake fluid level "

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Cooling System: Check coolant level: add if needed

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Door Check Straps: Lubricate

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (where applicable)

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Drive Shafts: Check boots

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Engine: Change engine oil and oil filter (1.8L Turbo, 2.8L
* Only)* "

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Engine: Change engine oil and oil filter

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Engine: Check for leaks

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Exhaust System: Check for damage and leaks

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Front Axle: Check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends:
 Check tie rods

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Fuel Filter: Replace (TDI Engines Only)

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Headlights: Check and adjust if needed

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Interior/Exterior Lights: Check function (3.2L, 4.2L only) "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

On-Board Diagnotic System: Check fault memory and erase
 if necessary

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Power Steering: Check fluid level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Power Steering: Check fluid level (3.2L, 4.2L only) "

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Road test: Check kickdown, braking, steering, heating and
 ventilation, air conditioning, power accessories and electrical
 systems "

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Rear Spolier: Lubricate (New Beetle Only)

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Service Interval Display: Reset (where applicable)

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

" Spark Plugs: Replace (1.8L, 2.0L, 2.5L, 2.8L, 2.8L VR6, All
* 3.2L except Touareg V8, 4.0L W8 only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Spark Plugs: Replace (2.0L TFSI, 4.2L Touareg
 and Phaeton V8 only) "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunroof Frame: Clean and lubricate

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Timing Belt: Replace (1.9L TDI, 2.0L TDI, 4.2L Touareg and
* Phaeton V8 Only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt: Replace ( 2.0L Only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

" Timing Belt: Check condition (1.8L, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.8L
*Only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

" Tire Pressure Monitoring System Sensors: Check battery
 charge, replace wheel electronics and aluminum valve if
 necessary (where applicable) "

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

" Tires: Check condition, tread depth and adjust pressure if
 needed (including spare) "

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Transmission: Automatic: Check for leaks

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Transmission: Automatic: Change Fluid (Phaeton W12 only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF and final drive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF (3.2L, 4.2L, 6.0L only) "

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Transmission: Direct Shift (DSG): Change fluid and filter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

" Transmission: Manual: Check oil level: add if needed: Check
 for leaks (1.9L, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 2.8L. 2.8L VR6, 3.2L,
*4.0L W8, 4.2L only)* "

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Underbody: Check for damage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

V-Belt / Ribbed belt: Check and adjust if needed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Water Seperator: Drain (TDI Engines Only)

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Wheels: Rotate front to rear

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Wiper Blades: Check

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Windshield Washer Fluid: Check level: add if needed

 

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, or 20,000 miles (32,000 Kilometers), whichever occurs first: 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): 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.

60,000 - 105,000 Miles

Miles (x1000)

60

65

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

105

Kilometers (x1000)

96

104

112

120

128

136

144

152

160

168

" 1.8L, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 2.8L,
 2.8L VR6, 3.2L, 4.0L W8, 4.2L, and 6.0L "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner: Replace filter

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

" Air Suspension: Check for damage or leaks ( 3.2L, 6.0L
* only)* "

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Automatic Shift Lock: Check operation including park/neutral
 position switch

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

X

X

 

Battery: Check

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

" Battery: Check (2.8L VR6, 3.2L, 4.2L, 6.0L Only) "

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

" Brake System: Check for leaks/damage, break pad
 thickness, and brake fluid level "

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Cooling System: Check coolant level: add if needed

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Door Check Straps: Lubricate

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (where applicable)

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Drive Shafts: Check boots

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

" Engine: Change engine oil and oil filter (1.8L Turbo, 2.8L
* Only)* "

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Engine: Change engine oil and oil filter

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Engine: Check for leaks

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Exhaust System: Check for damage and leaks

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Front Axle: Check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends:
 Check tie rods

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Fuel Filter: Replace (TDI Engines Only)

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Headlights: Check and adjust if needed

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

" Interior/Exterior Lights: Check function (3.2L, 4.2L only) "

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

On-Board Diagnotic System: Check fault memory and erase
 if necessary

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Power Steering: Check fluid level

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

" Power Steering: Check fluid level (3.2L, 4.2L only) "

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

" Road test: Check kickdown, braking, steering, heating and
 ventilation, air conditioning, power accessories and electrical
 systems "

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Rear Spolier: Lubricate (New Beetle Only)

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Service Interval Display: Reset (where applicable)

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

" Spark Plugs: Replace (1.8L, 2.0L, 2.5L, 2.8L, 2.8L VR6, All
* 3.2L except Touareg V8, 4.0L W8 only)* "

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

" Spark Plugs: Replace (2.0L TFSI, 4.2L Touareg
 and Phaeton V8 only) "

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunroof Frame: Clean and lubricate

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

" Timing Belt: Replace (1.9L TDI, 2.0L TDI, 4.2L Touareg and
* Phaeton V8 Only)* "

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Timing Belt: Replace ( 2.0L Only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

" Timing Belt: Check condition (1.8L, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.8L
*Only)* "

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

" Tire Pressure Monitoring System Sensors: Check battery
 charge, replace wheel electronics and aluminum valve if
 necessary (where applicable) "

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

" Tires: Check condition, tread depth and adjust pressure if
 needed (including spare) "

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Transmission: Automatic: Check for leaks

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Transmission: Automatic: Change Fluid (Phaeton W12 only)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF and final drive

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

" Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF (3.2L, 4.2L, 6.0L only) "

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Transmission: Direct Shift (DSG): Change fluid and filter

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

" Transmission: Manual: Check oil level: add if needed: Check
 for leaks (1.9L, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 2.8L. 2.8L VR6, 3.2L,
*4.0L W8, 4.2L only)* "

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Underbody: Check for damage

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

V-Belt / Ribbed belt: Check and adjust if needed

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Water Seperator: Drain (TDI Engines Only)

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Wheels: Rotate front to rear

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Wiper Blades: Check

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Windshield Washer Fluid: Check level: add if needed

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, or 20,000 miles (32,000 Kilometers), whichever occurs first: 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): 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.

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