Tips to Prevent Storm Damage to Your VW

March 3rd, 2018 by

With one Nor’easter after another pounding the region, preventing storm damage is a top worry of Volkswagen owners looking to protect their investment. At Speedcraft VW in Wakefield, we hear your concerns. Here are some ideas to prevent damage that comes from snow, ice and the sand and salt mixture spread on roads. Take extra…

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Is It Time to Replace the Brakes on My Volkswagen?

February 27th, 2018 by

The average lifespan for most Volkswagen brake pads is 50,000 miles, but that number can vary based on how often you drive, the quality of the pads, how well you maintain your VW and your driving style. For example, if you’re often stomping on the brakes on the highway, if your commute contains a lot…

With Cold Temps Comes Time to Check VW Climate Control

January 31st, 2018 by

If 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…

Winter Service Reminders, Deals for Your VW

January 17th, 2018 by

Winter is tough, but luckily your Volkswagen can take it. The snow, ice and frigid temperatures make driving more challenging and proper maintenance essential. Here are a few ways drivers can prepare for the unpredictable, but remember, the factory-trained and certified service technicians at Speedcraft VW in Wakefield are available to help with any number…

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

January 10th, 2018 by

Windshield 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…

VW Offers 6-Year/72,000-Mile Warranty That Beats Competition

October 26th, 2017 by

Speedcraft Volkswagen in Wakefield, RI, is proud to announce that most 2018 Volkswagens in the United States will come with 6-year/72,000-mile warranty. Called the “People First Warranty,” the bumper-to-bumper package includes powertrain coverage for engines, transmissions and optional 4Motion® all-wheel-drive systems. The warranty can be transferred to subsequent owners for up to six years or…

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

July 31st, 2017 by

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…

Is Your Volkswagen Leaking? Find Out What the Problem is With Our Helpful Color Guide!

April 27th, 2017 by

Common Vehicle Leaks and Their Color Indicators Have you been noticing pools of liquid around or under your Volkswagen (and it hasn’t been raining)? Then there is a good chance that your Volkswagen might have a leak somewhere! Volkswagen is renowned for its top-notch quality, but leaks may occur from time to time, especially as…

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Signs that your Car’s Heater Core is broken

December 14th, 2016 by

Car Heater Repair in Rhode Island During the cold Rhode Island winter, drivers know that the heater in their vehicle is a vital feature. Nobody wants to be stuck in a car for a long time with no heater in the middle of winter. Which is why it’s so important that you make sure that…

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Volkswagen drivers benefit from included Clean Pollen Filters

September 23rd, 2016 by

Volkswagen Clean Pollen Filter There’s a reason that the Volkswagen brand is so popular among those suffering from allergies. Many may not even notice it, but a standard pollen filter is available in all Volkswagen models, which works to keep the air in your car fresh and clean, even in a field of daisies. Benefits…

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