Archive for the ‘Parts and Accessories’ Category

With Cold Temps Comes Time to Check VW Climate Control

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

VW-TouaregIf the air temperature coming from your Volkswagen’s vents is too cold, you smell a strange odor, or you just want to get your climate control system checked out, Speedcraft Volkswagen in Wakefield, RI, offers service specials, top-quality parts and personalized service.

If you need a specific problem fixed, Speedcraft Volkswagen technicians can identify the source of the air temperature problem, and odor, which could be caused by gas leaks and mold. A climate control check-up is a good idea this time of year if your drives are feeling chillier than they should. (more…)

How Often Should I Change My VW’s Windshield Wipers?

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

VW-windshield-wipersWindshield wipers are easy to mistreat in the winter. If you suspect your wipers aren’t doing the job they should, get quick help from the experts at your Speedcraft Volkswagen dealer in Wakefield.

Windshield wiper blades that are specially designed for the rigors of winter will hold up better than others, but running them over ice and snow can damage them. Using sturdy wipers and treating them well will give you crystal-clear visibility. Like all other components on your Volkswagen, the windshield wipers are of the highest quality.

Is it time to replace you VW windshield wipers? The recommended timeline is every six months to a year, though at Speedcraft Volkswagen, our rule of thumb is to replace them when they are no longer provide clear visibility or when you see that sad, trailing piece of rubber hanging from your windshield wipers. (more…)

How Can I Make My Volkswagen Model’s Battery Last Longer?

Monday, July 31st, 2017
What is the Lifespan of a Battery in a Volkswagen?

What is the Lifespan of a Battery in a Volkswagen?

What is the Lifespan of a Battery in a Volkswagen?

We have all experienced this scenario: we are heading out of the house or the office, eager to get to our destination, when we get into our Volkswagen and attempt to turn on the ignition, and our vehicle doesn’t start. It is then that we realize that our Volkswagen’s battery is dead – and it is usually at the most inconvenient time! In order to help you avoid this from happening to you again, we asked our service experts here at Speedcraft Volkswagen for some tips. (more…)

I Misplaced My Volkswagen Model’s Owner’s Manual! Where Can I Get Another One?

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Where to Find a Second Copy of a Volkswagen Owner’s Manual Near Wakefield, RI

Where to Find a Second Copy of a Volkswagen Owner’s Manual Near Wakefield, RI

Where to Find a Second Copy of a Volkswagen Owner’s Manual Near Wakefield, RI

Are you one of those people who loses almost anything and everything, even though you just saw the item? We have days like that too. If it isn’t our cell phone, our billfold, or our glasses (and nine times out of ten they are already on our face), then it is the owner’s manual to our Volkswagen model. Let us explain where you can find a second copy—and even if you eventually find the original one, it never hurts to have an extra on hand. (more…)

How often should I change my engine filter?

Monday, March 21st, 2016
mechanic cleaning filter

mechanic cleaning filter

Volkswagen engine filter replacement

The engine is a vital part of your Volkswagen vehicle, and in order to keep it running strong, you need to make sure that it’s able to breathe properly. In order to do that, you need to have your Volkswagen’s engine filter cleaned and replaced regularly to clear out any dirt and debris that collects in them. If you’re wondering how often you should change your engine filter, this can vary depending on your vehicle. (more…)

Upgrade your driving experience with accessories for your VW Golf

Saturday, February 27th, 2016
2016 Volkswagen Golf Accessories

2016 Volkswagen Golf Accessories

2016 Volkswagen Golf Accessories

Drivers of the 2016 Volkswagen Golf know that it’s one of the most versatile vehicles on the road, but if you’re looking to further enhance your driving experience — whether that means better organization, style or comfort, there’s always room for improvement. To ensure that you always have the best experience in your vehicle, Volkswagen offers a variety of different Volkswagen Golf accessories and add-ons. (more…)

How Volkswagen Part Numbering System Works

Monday, February 8th, 2016

 Volkswagen Part Numbering System

Volkswagen Part Number System

The part numbering system used by Volkswagen was created back in the 1930’s by the original creator of the Volkswagen Beetle, Ferdinand Porsche. It still in use today, the system has been adopted by many automakers including Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti and more. While it may appear to just be a random string of numbers, there’s actually meaning behind each of the numbers and segments. Here at Speedcraft Volkswagen, we’ll show you how the Volkswagen part numbering system works. (more…)

Genuine Volkswagen Accessories and parts at Speedcraft

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Volkswagen accessories and parts

Volkswagen accessories and parts

Volkswagen vehicles are built with utmost care. In order for them to work properly, they need the right parts. Likewise, in order to get the most out of your ride, you need the right accessories for your model. Well, we can help you in both instances here at Speedcraft Volkswagen. Our dealership is an excellent source of genuine Volkswagen accessories and parts. (more…)

5 common transmission problems

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
5 common transmission problems transmission fluid pouring orange speedcraft volkswagen

5 common transmission problems transmission fluid pouring orange speedcraft volkswagen

Recognizing common transmission problems

The transmission in your car is a complicated mechanical system. It controls how the power from you engine is distributed to the driveshaft and a small problem could result in major issues with your vehicle. So as soon as you notice any of these common transmission problems, you should try to find a way to get them fixed. (more…)

Preventing common car problems

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Easy maintenance tips to prevent car problems common

Easy maintenance tips to prevent car problems

Sometimes accidents happen. But it’s important to do all that you can to prevent them from happening to your car. A lot of car problems with your vehicle can be solved with proper maintenance. By following these easy maintenance tips, we hope to help with preventing common problems. (more…)