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Applies to: MY 2006: Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Rabbit, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Jetta Wagon, Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Phaeton, Volkswagen Touareg


Abstract: Factory recommended maintenance intervals for applicable MY 2006 Volkswagen vehicles.

Volkswagen - MY 2006 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 Turbo, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L,
 4.2L, 5.0L TDI 10 Cylinder, 6.0L W12 Engines "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner: Replace filter and Clean Housing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Air Suspension: Check for damage or leaks ( 3.2L, 3.6L,
* 4.2L, 5.0L TDI only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

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

 

x

 

x

 

x

 

x

 

x

 

Battery: Check

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Battery: Check (3.2L, 3.6L, 4.2L, 5.0L TDI, 6.0L W12 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

 

 

 

Diesel Particle Filter: Check (1.9L TDI only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diesel Particle Filter: Replace (5.0L TDI only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diesel Particle Filter: Check soot load measurment (5.0L
* TDI only)*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Door Check Straps: Lubricate

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (where applicable)

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (3.6L, 5.0L TDI only) "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Drive Shafts: Check boots

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Engine: Change engine oil and oil filter  (1.8L Turbo 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

 

 

 

" Haldex Clutch: Change Fluid (where applicable), (3.6L only) "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Headlights: Check and adjust if needed

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Interior/Exterior Lights: Check function (3.2L, 3.6L, 4.2L,
* 5.0L TDI, 6.0L W12 only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Power Steering: Check fluid level (1.8L Turbo, 1.9L TDI,
* 2.0L, 3.6L, 4.2L only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Power Steering: Check fluid level (4.2L, 5.0L TDI, 6.0L W12
* only)* "

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Rear Spoiler: 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, 3.2L except Touareg
* V8, Passat and Touareg 3.6L, 6.0L W12 Phaeton Only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunroof Frame: Clean and lubricate

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

" 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 (1.8L Turbo, 1.9L
* TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L, 4.2L, 5.0L TDI, 6.0L*
* W12 only)* "

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF and final drive (1.8L
* Turbo, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF (4.2L , 5.0L TDI only) "

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Transmission: Automatic: Change ATF (6.0L W12 only)

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Transmission: Direct Shift (DSG): Check fluid (2.0L TFSI)

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Transmission: Direct Shift (DSG): Change fluid and filter
* (1.9L TDI, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L only)* "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

" Transmission: Manual: Check oil level: add if needed: Check
 for leaks (1.8L Turbo, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 3.2L, 3.6L,
* 4.2L, 5.0L TDI only)* "

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Underbody: Check for damage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

Ribbed Belt Guide Rollers: Replace (Phaeton V8 4.2L only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.
Every 6 years (for vehicles driven less than 60,000 miles (90,000 km) in 6 years (2.0L TFSI Only): Change Spark Plugs

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 Turbo, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L,
 4.2L, 5.0L TDI 10 Cylinder, 6.0L W12 Engines "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner: Replace filter and Clean Housing

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

" Air Suspension: Check for damage or leaks ( 3.2L, 3.6L,
* 4.2L, 5.0L TDI only)* "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

x

 

x

 

x

 

x

 

x

 

 

Battery: Check

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

" Battery: Check (3.2L, 3.6L, 4.2L, 5.0L TDI, 6.0L W12 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

 

Diesel Particle Filter: Check (1.9L TDI only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

Diesel Particle Filter: Replace (5.0L TDI only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

Diesel Particle Filter: Check soot load measurment (5.0L
* TDI only)*

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

Door Check Straps: Lubricate

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (where applicable)

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

" Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (3.6L, 5.0L TDI only) "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Drive Shafts: Check boots

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

Engine: Change engine oil and oil filter  (1.8L Turbo Only)

x

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

 

" Haldex Clutch: Change Fluid (where applicable), (3.6L only) "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Headlights: Check and adjust if needed

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

" Interior/Exterior Lights: Check function (3.2L, 3.6L, 4.2L,
* 5.0L TDI, 6.0L W12 only)* "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

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

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

" Power Steering: Check fluid level (1.8L Turbo, 1.9L TDI,
* 2.0L, 3.6L, 4.2L only)* "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

" Power Steering: Check fluid level (4.2L, 5.0L TDI, 6.0L W12
* only)* "

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

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

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

Rear Spoiler: 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, 3.2L except Touareg
* V8, Passat and Touareg 3.6L, 6.0L W12 Phaeton Only)* "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

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

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunroof Frame: Clean and lubricate

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

" 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 (1.8L Turbo, 1.9L
* TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L, 4.2L, 5.0L TDI, 6.0L*
* W12 only)* "

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

" Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF and final drive (1.8L
* Turbo, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L, 3.2L, 3.6L only)* "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

" Transmission: Automatic: Check ATF (4.2L , 5.0L TDI only) "

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

Transmission: Automatic: Change ATF (6.0L W12 only)

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

Transmission: Direct Shift (DSG): Check fluid (2.0L TFSI)

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

" Transmission: Direct Shift (DSG): Change fluid and filter
* (1.9L TDI, 2.0L TFSI, 2.5L only)* "

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

" Transmission: Manual: Check oil level: add if needed: Check
 for leaks (1.8L Turbo, 1.9L TDI, 2.0L, 2.0L TFSI, 3.2L, 3.6L,
* 4.2L, 5.0L TDI only)* "

x

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

Underbody: Check for damage

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Ribbed Belt Guide Rollers: Replace (Phaeton V8 4.2L only)

 

 

 

 

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.
Every 6 years (for vehicles driven less than 60,000 miles (90,000 km) in 6 years (2.0L TFSI Only): Change Spark Plugs

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