2011 Volkswagen CC, Eos, GTI, Tiguan, Touareg – USA Warranty and Maintenance Schedule

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I got bored of always wanting to know the service schedule for my GTI but never knowing because it was in the glove box of my car. So I decided to spend some time to type it up and post it on my blog. Hopefully this will help someone else out there! Cheers.


Service at 10,000 miles

Service at 10,000 miles or one year from vehicle in-service date, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Brake pads: Check thickness and brake disc condition (front and rear)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Tires: Rotate front to rear
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades: Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

Service at 20,000 miles

Service at 20,000 miles or one year after last service, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Battery: Check (and second battery if applicable)
  • Brakes: Inspect brake system and shock absorber for leaks and damage, check thickness of brake pads, brake disc condition and check brake fluid levels.
  • Dust and pollen filter: Replace (if applicable)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Fuel filter: Replace (2.0L TDI and 3.0L TDI only)
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Sunroof: Open sunroof and check front and rear water drains and clean if necessary (Touareg only)
  • Tires: Check tread depth, condition, wear pattern and pressure of all tires (including spare)
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades. Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

Service at 30,000 miles

Service at 30,000 miles or one year after last service, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Brake pads: Check thickness and brake disc condition (front and rear)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Tires: Rotate front to rear
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades: Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

Service at 40,000 miles

Service at 40,000 miles or one year after last service, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Battery: Check (and second battery if applicable)
  • Brakes: Inspect brake system and shock absorber for leaks and damage, check thickness of brake pads, brake disc condition and check brake fluid levels.
  • Convertible roof, CSC roof and Retractable hard top: Check for function and damage, clean and lubricate seals (if applicable)
  • Coolant level and front protection: Check
  • CV joints: Check for leaks and damage
  • Door checks and mounting pins: Lubricate
  • Dust and pollen filter: Replace (if applicable)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Engine and engine compartment components: Check (from above) for leaks and damage
  • Engine and engine compartment components: Check (from below) for leaks and damage, check transmission, final drive, and drive shaft boots
  • Exhaust system: Check for leaks, damage, and secure fittings
  • Fuel filter: Replace (2.0L TDI and 3.0L TDI only)
  • Headlights, daytime running lights, curve lighting, and automatic headlights: Check adjustment
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Interior lighting and glove box lights, cigarette lighter/power outlets, horn, and all warning lamps: Check
  • Lighting: Front and rear lights, luggage compartment lighting, turn signals, and hazard warning lights: Check
  • Power steering: Check oil level
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Spark plugs: Replace (2.0L MPI and 2.5L only)
  • Sunroof and Panoramic sunroof: Check, clean and lubricate (if applicable)
  • Test drive: Check braking, kick-down, steering, electrical, heating and ventilation systems, air conditioning, and handling
  • Tie rod ends: Check for excessive play, check boots
  • Tires: Check tread depth, condition, wear pattern and pressure of all tires (including spare)
  • Transmission: DSG (non Automatic): Change fluid and filter (if applicable)
  • Underbody: Inspect under seal, underbody trims, pipe placing, and plug for damage
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades: Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

Service at 50,000 miles

Service at 50,000 miles or one year after last service, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Brake pads: Check thickness and brake disc condition (front and rear)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Tires: Rotate front to rear
  • Transmission: Automatic (non DSG): Change fluid (2.0L MPI and 2.5L only)
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades: Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

Service at 60,000 miles

Service at 60,000 miles or one year after last service, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Air filter element and snow filter: Replace and clean housing (if applicable)
  • Battery: Check (and second battery if applicable)
  • Brakes: Inspect brake system and shock absorber for leaks and damage, check thickness of brake pads, brake disc condition and check brake fluid levels.
  • Dust and pollen filter: Replace (if applicable)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Fuel filter: Replace (2.0L TDI and 3.0L TDI only)
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Spark plugs: Replace (2.0T and 3.0L Hybrid, and 3.6L only)
  • Sunroof: Open sunroof and check front and rear water drains and clean if necessary (Touareg only)
  • Timing Belt: Check and replace if necessary (2.0L MPI only) If replace at 60,000 miles, check every 60,000 miles after. If not replaced at 60,000 miles, check every 20,000 miles until replaced, then every 60,000 miles
  • Tires: Check tread depth, condition, wear pattern and pressure of all tires (including spare)
  • Tires: Rotate front to rear
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades. Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

Service at 70,000 miles

Service at 70,000 miles or one year after last service, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Brake pads: Check thickness and brake disc condition (front and rear)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Tires: Rotate front to rear
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades: Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

Service at 80,000 miles

Service at 80,000 miles or one year after last service, whichever occurs first.

  • AdBlue Fluid: Check and add if necessary (3.0L TDI engine only)
  • Battery: Check (and second battery if applicable)
  • Body: Visual inspection for corrosion
  • Brakes: Inspect brake system and shock absorber for leaks and damage, check thickness of brake pads, brake disc condition and check brake fluid levels.
  • Convertible roof, CSC roof and Retractable hard top: Check for function and damage, clean and lubricate seals (if applicable)
  • Coolant level and front protection: Check
  • CV joints: Check for leaks and damage
  • Door checks and mounting pins: Lubricate
  • Dust and pollen filter: Replace (if applicable)
  • Engine: Change oil and replace oil filter
  • Engine and engine compartment components: Check (from above) for leaks and damage
  • Engine and engine compartment components: Check (from below) for leaks and damage, check transmission, final drive, and drive shaft boots
  • Exhaust system: Check for leaks, damage, and secure fittings
  • Fuel filter: Replace (2.0L TDI and 3.0L TDI only)
  • Headlights, daytime running lights, curve lighting, and automatic headlights: Check adjustment
  • Hybrid components: Perform a visual inspection of high voltage components and the lines in the engine compartment and the rear of the vehicle for damage (Touareg only)
  • Interior lighting and glove box lights, cigarette lighter/power outlets, horn, and all warning lamps: Check
  • Lighting: Front and rear lights, luggage compartment lighting, turn signals, and hazard warning lights: Check
  • Power steering: Check oil level
  • Rear window: Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable)
  • Ribbed V-belt: Check condition
  • Service interval display: Reset
  • Service sticker: Enter the date of the next service on the service sticker and apply to the driver’s side door pillar
  • Spark plugs: Replace (2.0L MPI and 2.5L only)
  • Sunroof and Panoramic sunroof: Check, clean and lubricate (if applicable)
  • Test drive: Check braking, kick-down, steering, electrical, heating and ventilation systems, air conditioning, and handling
  • Tie rod ends: Check for excessive play, check boots
  • Timing Belt: Check and replace if necessary (2.0L MPI only) If replace at 60,000 miles, check every 60,000 miles after. If not replaced at 60,000 miles, check every 20,000 miles until replaced, then every 60,000 miles
  • Tires: Check tread depth, condition, wear pattern and pressure of all tires (including spare)
  • Transmission: DSG (non Automatic): Change fluid and filter (if applicable)
  • Underbody: Inspect under seal, underbody trims, pipe placing, and plug for damage
  • Windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades: Check for damage and function, check fluid level and add if necessary.

I only did up to 80,000 since at this point I don’t plan on keeping the GTI that long. If I still have the car and someone wants the schedule past 80k, just leave a comment and I’ll see what I can do 🙂

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