Archive for the ‘Parts and Accessories’ Category

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…)

Volkswagen recalls 2015 Golf after problems spark with Bosch fuel pump

Friday, May 8th, 2015
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volkswagen recall 2015 golf gte audi a4 bosch fuel pump

Volkswagen recalls over 6,000 models due to faulty component

Volkswagen has followed in BMW and Nissan’s suit in recalling some of their vehicles due to problems with equipment supplied by Bosch engineering company. The parts in question are the nickel-plated fuel pumps. It has been discovered that the nickel plating has the potential to chip off the part and cause problems with the pump. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf is the most recent victim in a string of vehicle recalls caused by this problem. Along with the Volkswagen recall, other victims include the Audi A4 and GTI.  (more…)

Simplified Service Scheduling and More

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Speedcraft VW Service Department

Speedcraft VW Service Department

Our new site makes it easier than ever to schedule a service appointment, order parts, and even shop for tires right online.

If you have been keeping up with our recent blog posts, you already know that when we recently redesigned our all-new website that simplicity was our guide. The website is still just barely a week old. Here on the blog, we are taking a little time to give you a comprehensive tour of some of the key features we’ve added. We not only wanted to be sure to make your car shopping experience as easy as possible, but we also wanted to make sure we took the hassle out of servicing your car. Simplified Service Schedule and More is available with our convenient new online tools. If you’re in a hurry, click instead of call. (more…)

Four Gift Ideas for the VW Lover in Your Life!

Friday, November 28th, 2014
VW Beetle Power Wheel

Gift Ideas for Car Lovers

Gift Ideas for Car Lovers

We did it, everyone. We made it through the whole year, through the Thanksgiving holiday, and now we only have about a month until the more festive holidays make their way to the Providence area. This obviously means that you’ll be shopping, and if you’re anything like us, a few people on your list will be car lovers. So what do you get for your local gearhead that they might not think to get for themselves? Here are four gift ideas for car lovers, from your friends at Speedcraft VW! (more…)

Find all your VW Parts and Accessories using our new OEM eStore!

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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For all necessary parts and accessories, our new eStore can be trusted to find it!

Volkswagen OEM Parts and Accessories eStore

When was the last time you tried to buy new printer cartridges? Or, let’s say, you had to find a new spark plug for your lawnmower. Did you by chance head blindly to the store, assuming, as we so often do, that “You’d know it when you saw it”? If you have, you probably got home to find that, after a fair amount of cursing and kicking tires, you purchased the wrong one. Been there? We all have.

With car parts, the same common misstep happens all too often. And when it comes to a vehicle such as Volkswagen, the parts are often more obscure and difficult to track down. Or at least they were, until now. That is because we at Speedcraft VW are now featuring an Volkswagen Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Parts and Accessories eStore, eliminating all of the legwork and frustration that often accompanies tracking down a part that you are desperately trying to find. (more…)