Volkswagen Jetta Maintenance Schedule

Regularly scheduled maintenance is an easy way to help your Volkswagen Jetta continue to run and perform at its best. However, life in the Newport Beach, Mission Viejo, and Rancho Santa Margarita area can be fairly hectic and sometimes the owner’s manual isn’t where you left it.

At the Norm Reeves Volkswagen in Irvine, we’ve highlighted some of the most important routine services found in the Volkswagen Jetta maintenance schedule. Follow these manufacturer-recommended services and you’ll help to lengthen the lifespan of your VW.

Recommended Maintenance for Your Jetta at 10,000 Miles

For most Jetta owners, this will be the first time that you take your VW to be serviced after you’ve bought it. At this Volkswagen service interval, the auto technician will inspect the airbag system, the brake pads, the tires, and other basic systems.

Your Jetta will also probably receive an oil change and a new oil filter unless you’ve already had it replaced recently. If your Jetta has the service reminder feature, the technician will reset it and you’re on your way.

Important Service at 20,000 Miles

The 20,000-mile VW Jetta service interval is similar to the previous one, with a few added procedures. The first new item is a battery check. At this point, it’s a good idea to make sure that the battery in your Jetta is still holding a charge and distributing voltage properly.

Next, the technician will inspect the entire brake system, not just the brake pads. They’ll also check the tires to ensure that they’re still in good shape.

In addition to replacing the engine oil and the oil filter, your Jetta will need to have the dust and pollen filter replaced. Like the name implies, this filter helps keep debris and allergens out of the air inside the cabin.

30,000-Mile Service Interval

The recommended maintenance for the Volkswagen Jetta at 30,000 miles follows the same routine as your first service appointment at 10,000 miles. As long as nothing else needs attention, the VW technician will change the oil and the oil filter and inspect a few important systems.

While this service interval might not seem as important compared to the work done during the 20,000-mile interval, it’s a bad idea to skip routine maintenance. As we mentioned, these services help to keep the different parts of your Jetta working smoothly. If not taken care of properly, these parts could fail and even cause damage to other parts of the vehicle.

Determine Whether Your Volkswagen Jetta Needs Maintenance

The maintenance schedule for your Jetta is determined by a variety of factors, including model year, engine type, and transmission. Because of that, each Volkswagen Jetta maintenance schedule will be a little bit different to go with the components of your specific vehicle.

To determine whether your Jetta is due for any routine maintenance, contact our service department or use our online maintenance schedule tool. If you’d like, you can schedule a service appointment online.

Proudly serving the Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach area, our team at the Norm Reeves Volkswagen in Irvine can help you to keep your Jetta performing at its best.

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