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Volkswagen golf mk5 service intervals



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

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

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

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

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

Cooling System: Check coolant level: add if needed

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

Dust & Pollen Filter: Replace (where applicable)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Service Interval Display: Reset (where applicable)

" Spark Plugs: Replace (1.8L, 2.0L, 2.5L, 3.2L except Touareg
* V8, Passat and Touareg 3.6L, 6.0L W12 Phaeton Only)* "

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

" 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) "

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

" 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)* "

" 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)* "

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

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

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

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

" 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)* "

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

Windshield Washer Fluid: Check level: add if needed

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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Maintenance Schedule - 2006 - Golf, GTI, Jetta Wagon