Vehicle Maintenance Checklist | Luther Burnsville Volkswagen

You’ve heard it before — the key to keeping your vehicle in top shape is regularly scheduled maintenance. However, with so many systems, filters, fluids, etc. it can be tricky to remember every time your vehicle needs a checkup.

Our goal at Luther Burnsville Volkswagen is to make the car ownership process as easy as possible. That’s why we have consulted the experts and compiled this handy vehicle maintenance checklist. Divided into areas you should check every month, every three months and every six months, this checklist can help take the guesswork out of getting your vehicle serviced.

Remember, to keep your VW in peak condition, it is always best to refer to our Volkswagen Maintenance Menu. This comprehensive list allows you to see the recommended maintenance schedule for your exact vehicle. Click here to see the VW Maintenance Menu.

Check Every Month

Oil Level

           Oil should reach the top tick mark. Add oil if low.


          Replace any hoses that are brittle, rotten or stretched.


          Replace any loose, worn or frayed belts.

Tire Pressure

           Check your owners manual for recommended psi and add air if any tires are too low.

Coolant or Antifreeze

          Check for any leaks and add if levels are low.

Air Filter

          Replace if dirty.

Check Every 3 Months

Oil and Oil Filter

           Change every 3,000 miles or as recommended by the user manual.

Windshield Washer Fluid

          Add fluid if levels are too low.

Power Steering Fluid

          Add fluid if levels are too low.

Transmission Fluid

           Add fluid if levels are too low.

Battery Terminals and Cables

          Clean if corroded or a buildup is present.


           Ensure all headlights, taillights and turn signals work.

Check Every 6 Months

Wiper Blades

Replace if worn, brittle or leaving smears. You can also clean blades between replacement with rubbing alcohol to keep them smear-free.


          Test and make sure it works. Schedule a service appointment if it's broken.


Inspect for unusual wear and tear. Schedule a service appointment if anything needs attention.

Spare Tire/Tire Repair Kit

          Make sure spare tire is inflated or that tire repair kit has all parts.

Exhaust System

Inspect for rust, damage or lost parts. Schedule a service appointment if anything appears damaged or clean if rusty.


Inspect for oil seepage or unusual wear and tear. Schedule a service appointment if anything needs attention.

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Schedule a service appointment today.

Click here to see our inventory of new Volkswagen models and then give us a call at 888-429-6775 to schedule a test drive. Our friendly and professional staff looks forward to helping you with your Volkswagen needs. Conveniently located at 14550 Buck Hill Road, Burnsville, MN, stop by and let our team show you what makes Luther Burnsville Volkswagen the Best Import Car Dealership.

We proudly serve Burnsville, Savage, Apple Valley, Bloomington, Rosemount, Lakeville, Prior Lake, Farmington, Inver Grove, Eden Prairie and Eagan.

Luther Burnsville Volkswagen | 888-429-6775 | 14550 Buck Hill Road, Burnsville, MN

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