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Applies to: MY 2008: Volkswagen Eos, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Rabbit, Volkswagen R32, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible, Volkswagen CITY Golf, Volkswagen CITY Jetta, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Passat Wagon, Volkswagen Touareg 2


Abstract: Factory recommended maintenance intervals for applicable MY 2008 Volkswagen vehicles.

Volkswagen - MY 2008 Maintenance Schedules

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Oil: Change and replace filter

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Timing Belt: Check condition and replace if necessary (2.0L engine, Canada only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Timing Belt and tensioning roller: Replace (2.0T FSI engine)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Ribbed Belt: Check condition & tension; adjust if necessary

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Spark Plugs: Replace (2.0L engine, Canada only) (2.5L, 3.2L engines only)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Spark Plugs: Replace (2.0T FSI, 3.6L FSI and 4.2L FSI engines only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

Spark Plugs: Replace (All models)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Air Cleaner: Replace filter & clean housing (New Beetle, City Golf, City Jetta)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner: Replace filter & clean housing (Eos, Passat, GTI, Jetta, Rabbit)

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner: Replace filter element, clean housing and snow filter (Touareg)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

Air Cleaner: Replace filter element, clean housing (all models except Touareg)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Airbag system: Visual check every 12 months regardless of mileage

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Headlights: Check and adjust if necessary

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

W/W and Headlight fluid: Check level; add if necessary

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Wiper Blades: Check

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

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

 

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

Brake System: Check damage/leaks, fluid level

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Brake System- Check brake pad thickness

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Brake fluid: Replace every 2 years regardless of mileage  (New Beetle,
 City Golf, City Jetta) (where applicable)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Brake fluid: Replace every 3 years regardless of mileage (Touareg, Eos,
 Passat, Jetta, GTI, Rabbit) (where applicable)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Battery: Check

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Second battery: Check (Eos, where applicable)

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Second battery: Check (5.0L TDI)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Engine - Check for leaks

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Dust and Pollen Filter: Replace (New Beetle, City Golf, City Jetta) (where applicable)

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

Dust and Pollen Filter: Replace (All models) (where applicable)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Cooling System - Check coolant level; add if necessary

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Automatic Transmission: Check for leaks

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Automatic Transmission: Check ATF

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Automatic Transmission final drive oil- Check level and for leaks; add if necessary

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Manual Transmission- check for leaks and level; add if necessary (where applicable)

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

DSG transmission: Change transmission fluid and filter (where applicable)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Tires: Check tread depth and pressure; adjust if necessary.

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Tires/Spare - Check condition and pressure

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Wheels: Rotate

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Driveshaft - Check boots

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Engine OBD - Check DTC memory; purge if necessary

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Door arresters- Lubricate

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Exterior lights: Check front and rear

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Exhaust System - Check for damage and links

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Sunroof Frame: Clean and lubricate

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

CSC sunroof: Clean and lubricate guide rails. (Eos)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

CSC roof: Check for damage and function; clean wind deflector and seals. (Eos)

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Convertible top: Check function and check roll-over protection with convertible
 top open (New Beetle Convertible)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Rear Spoiler: Lubricate (New Beetle)

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Road test: Check kick down, braking, steering, heating and ventilation, air conditioning,
 power accessories and electrical systems.

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Power Steering - check fluid level

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Front Axle - check dust seals on ball joints, tie rods; check tie rods

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Service Interval Display: Reset (where applicable)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Service Interval Display - adapt (for 10,000 mile/16,000 Km service interval only)
 (where applicable)

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Underbody- Check for damage

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Water Separator: Drain (TDI)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Fuel filter: Replace (TDI)

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

12V starter and auxiliary battery: Check (where applicable)

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Interior lights and power outlets- check

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Turbocharger: Lubricate servo motor rods (5.0L TDI)

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

Diesel Particle filter: Replace (5.0L TDI)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Air suspension: Check for leaks and damage (Touareg)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Haldex clutch: Check fluid level (where applicable)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Every 12 months, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Perform visual check of airbag system
Every 2 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): change brake fluid and check bolting device for convertible top
Every 2 years, (for vehicles driven less than 40,000 miles (60,000 Km) in 2 years): Replace dust and pollen filter
Every 4 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): Tire filler bottle in tire mobility set is replaced (Observe expiration date)
Every 6 years (for vehicles driven less than 60,000 miles 90,000 Km in 6 years): Change air filter element and clean housing)
Every 6 years, regardless of mileage (kilometers): change tire pressure sensors (if available)

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