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What is the Volkswagen Maintenance Schedule?

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Whether you drive a VW ID.4 or Jetta, you count on it to get to places in the Des Moines and Urbandale area. But if you want to enjoy your vehicle for many miles to come, you’ll have to follow the Volkswagen maintenance schedule diligently. Let the service experts at Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines show you how to care for your car properly below, so you get your VW maintenance routine right!



Volkswagen 30K, 60K & 90K Intervals

Initial 10K Miles

After the first 10,000 miles, your VW car will need its key systems inspected and maintained, including the following:

  • Oil and oil filter replacement
  • Tire rotation
  • Airbag system inspection
  • AdBlue fluid check
  • Wiper blade inspection
  • Headlight cleaning system inspection

20K, 60K, & 100K Miles

When your car has hit 20,000, 60,000, or 100,000 miles, you’ll need to complete all of the 10,000-mile services, as well as the following:

  • Battery inspection
  • Tire inspection
  • Brake system inspection
  • Fuel filter replacement
  • Dust and pollen filter replacement
  • Tire filler bottle expiration date check

30K, 50K, 70K, 90K, & 110K Miles

For these intervals, preventive maintenance would be wise in addition to all of the 10,000-mile services. You’ll also want to schedule a brake disc inspection and a brake and clutch unit fluid change.

40K, 80K, & 120K Miles

As for these milestones, your VW vehicle will need to cover some of the most comprehensive Volkswagen maintenance and repairs. Along with all of the 10,000-mile services, your car will also need:


  • Tires
  • Battery
  • Brakes
  • Coolant
  • Engine
  • Exhaust
  • Electrical components
  • Underbody sealant
  • CV joints

Other services:

  • Fuel filter replacement
  • Dust and pollen filter replacement
  • DSG transmission fluid and filter change
  • Tire filler bottle expiration date check
  • Tire filler bottle replacement in the mobility kit

Stay Up to Date With Your VW Maintenance Routine at Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines!

Whether your vehicle recently hit a crucial mileage interval or it is going to soon, schedule a visit online. At Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines, we will take care of your VW vehicle near West Des Moines and Ankeny. Don’t forget to use our service specials as well!


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