Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

How Can I Keep My Car in the Best Condition?

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022
Cars at a dealership's service center

Useful Car Maintenance Tips  

Every car owner care about their vehicle and wants it to be in its best condition. But the question is, how do we ensure its best condition? We can do that by regular maintenance and service of your car. So, if you live in Elgin, IL, and your vehicle is due for maintenance, visit Elgin Volkswagen and get it done by expert technicians. To learn more about car maintenance, read this blog.  

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When to change my tires?

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022
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Is it time to change my tires?

Worn-out tires are a hazard while on the road as it reduces the braking effect of your car and can cause an accident while on the road. Find out if it is time to change your tires by checking the tread depth of your Volkswagen. Join us at Elgin Volkswagen in Elgin, IL, to learn how to check the tread depth of your car. Continue reading for more information.

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How To Schedule Volkswagen Service Online?

Monday, February 21st, 2022
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Step-by-step video tutorial on how to get started with Volkswagen Online Service Scheduling   

Does your Volkswagen need maintenance? Shouldn’t scheduling a car service be a snap these days? If these are your concerns, then you’ve come to the right place. Check out this step-by-step video guide on how to get started with Volkswagen Online Service Scheduling and schedule your next Volkswagen service appointment online using just your smartphone and see how easy it can be. Just click, type, or swipe. It’s that simple. Watch this video to find out more.   

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What services are offered at Elgin Volkswagen, IL?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
A car mechanic fixing the issues under the bonnet.

Services Offered at Elgin Volkswagen

Do you want to keep your vehicle running like new? With regular car service, you can not only maintain your car but also improve the performance of your car but also extend its life. From the engine to the transmission, every part of the vehicle requires proper maintenance to ensure the vehicle drives smoothly. If you’re looking for a service center that provides a comprehensive range of services, then visit Elgin Volkswagen in Elgin, IL. Our dealership houses a service department that offers different types of car services. Read on as we walk you through the various car services offered by us.

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How do you reset the tire pressure light in a Volkswagen Jetta?

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
White 2021 Volkswagen Jetta on street

Volkswagen Jetta Tire Pressure Monitoring System Dashboard Light Step-By-Step Deactivation Instructions

If you’ve gone to the trouble of adjusting the tire pressure of your Volkswagen Jetta, you may notice that the tire pressure warning light on the dashboard is still activated. What gives?

Well, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System light has to be manually reset to make it turn off after the tire pressure has been adjusted. If you take your Jetta into a service center (such as ours here at Elgin Volkswagen), they’ll do that for you, but if you adjusted the tire pressure yourself, you’ll have to reset the light yourself too. How does one reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System light in a Volkswagen Jetta?

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Where Can I Find Special Oil Change Offers in Elgin, IL?

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
An oil filter cap on a car

Get Your Car’s Oil Changed at Elgin Volkswagen

Drivers in the Elgin, IL area know how harsh the winter weather can be on our vehicles. As we head into the spring and summer months, it is a good idea to do some maintenance on our vehicles.  This includes the standard oil change. To ensure your Volkswagen keeps running well, stop by Elgin Volkswagen for your next oil change. Our dealership is offering a special oil change service now through the end of June. To learn more about this special and why you should choose Elgin Volkswagen for your vehicle needs, keep reading.

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Where can I check for and remedy recalls on my vehicle in Elgin, IL?

Sunday, May 24th, 2020
Two human arms work on the underside of the vehicle. A yield sign reads, "Safety First". Text reads, "CHECK YOUR VEHICLE SAFETY RECALL STATUS NOW!"

Vehicle Recall Remedying Service in Elgin

Nobody’s perfect, and that includes automakers. Models frequently have recalls issued for defective parts. Sometimes the problems are small, but sometimes they’re large and even life-threatening.

If there’s been a recall on your vehicle, it’s important to get it addressed as soon as possible. This can be done at a service center that addresses recalls. Where can one get a recall addressed in the Elgin area?

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Can I get my car serviced from home during quarantine in Elgin, IL?

Friday, April 10th, 2020
Mechanic in a blue uniform looks under the hood of a vehicle.

Free Maintenance Pick-Up and Drop-Off Serving the Elgin Area

As all services except the necessities are put on hold due to the COVID-19 quarantine, a fair amount of confusion has arisen among the populace. This is to be expected with any circumstances so unprecedented as the current ones. One key piece of confusion held by individuals is the question of which service are considered “essential” and which are not.

Luckily, car service centers are still deemed essential by the state of Illinois, as individuals continue to require functional vehicles. But going out to a service center still feels a risky, and even irresponsible, move. Is it possible to get service and maintenance done on your vehicle from home?

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How do I reset the ABS warning light on my vehicle?

Sunday, March 15th, 2020
Women looks bummed and holds up a piece of cardboard with the word "Help!" written on it

The ABS light represents your Anti-Lock Break System. This system will pump your brakes if things get hairy, in order to prevent your ride from going into an uncontrolled skid. If something’s wrong with the system, the ABS light should turn on.

Once you fix the problem with your ABS system (if there is one), you’re probably wondering: how do I reset my ABS dashboard light?

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Do tires need to be balanced when rotated?

Friday, January 24th, 2020
A man performs a tire rotation on a white vehicle in a shop.

Reasons For and Against Tire Balancing

You hear it all the time: “tire balance and rotation.” Heck, we’re guilty of it all over the service pages (and corresponding blog posts) of this website. When talking about tire service, balance and rotation are two words that are almost always uttered together. What is the difference between these two procedures, specifically? And is it absolutely necessary to balance tires when they’re rotated?

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