College Station Volkswagen Repair and Service
Volkswagen first entered the American market in the late 1940s with the Type 1, also known as the Beetle. Since then, the brand has become a household name in the US, offering a range of popular models and establishing a strong reputation for reliability and affordability. Today, Volkswagen is recognized as a major player in the US automotive market, with a focus on innovation and sustainability.
Volkswagen in the EV Space
As we look forward, Volkswagen is committed to transitioning to electric vehicles as part of their goal to become carbon neutral by 2050. With a number of vehicles sharing the same MEB platform, Volkswagen is releasing new EV models that will pave the way to an EV-only brand. Their reputation for quality and innovation will undoubtedly carry on into their electric vehicle lineup.
About Gladney Automotive
At Gladney Automotive, we work tirelessly to learn and evolve into EV repairs for Volkswagen Vehicles including:
- Volkswagen ID.4
- Volkswagen ID. Buzz
- Volkswagen ID.3
For nearly three decades, Gladney Automotive has been providing the residents of College Station, Texas with exceptional car repair services. As a locally owned and operated workshop, we take pride in serving our community and delivering expert technical knowledge to keep our customers' vehicles running smoothly.
Our specialized Volkswagen repairs have become a particular source of pride, as we have built a reputation for providing high-quality services for these vehicles. Our experienced mechanics use state-of-the-art equipment to offer a full range of car repair services, including routine maintenance and complex engine repairs.
Our dedication to customer satisfaction and reliability has earned us a loyal following in the local market. When it comes to car repairs, you can trust Gladney Automotive to provide the best possible services in the College Station area.
Gladney Automotive Solutions
As we hit 1000 Five Star reviews, our customers visit for many types of repairs on their Volkswagen vehicles, including routine maintenance, oil changes, brake repairs, and engine diagnostics. As the EV market expands, so do we. Our knowledge on EVs allows us to repair and diagnose the likes of ID.4, ID. Buzz, and ID.3. Check out our services below for more information.
New Tire Sales
At Gladney Automotive, we are dedicated to providing an extensive range of new tires for Volkswagen models to ensure optimal performance and safety for our customers on the road. Our team of experienced technicians works closely with Volkswagen owners to recommend the right tires based on their driving habits and budget.
We offer a variety of high-quality tire brands to choose from, and our tire sales services come with professional installation, ensuring that your vehicle is in top condition before leaving our workshop. With our commitment to customer satisfaction and high-quality services, we are the preferred destination for new tire sales for Volkswagen owners in the College Station area.
Use our handy online tool to pick your next tires. Simply check the existing tires on your Volkswagen model, fill in the form, and we will provide you with matching tires for your vehicle. You choose them, and we will fit them!
Mile Interval Servicing
Volkswagen vehicles have recommended service intervals based on mileage, designed to ensure that the car runs smoothly and that potential issues are detected before they become significant problems. The specific recommended mileage intervals vary depending on the model, but typically include service at 10,000, 20,000, and 30,000-mile intervals, as well as more significant service milestones at 40,000 and 60,000-mile intervals.
What happens during a Volkswagen Service?
Here is a summary of what happens at each recommended service schedule for Volkswagen ID4 owners:
At 10,000 miles:
- Check 12V battery and high-voltage battery with a vehicle diagnostic tester.
- Use the vehicle diagnostic tester to check for trouble codes (DTCs)
- Reset service interval display.
- Check tire condition and wear pattern, and measure tread depth.
At 20,000 miles:
- Minor maintenance
- Checking battery (12V) and high-voltage battery with vehicle diagnostic tester
- Visually inspecting body interior and exterior for corrosion
- Checking brake fluid level depending on brake pad wear
- Visually inspecting brake system and shock absorbers for leaks and damage
- Checking charging cable presence and condition (BEV and PHEV only)
- Checking cooling system freeze protection and coolant level.
- Visually inspecting engine and components in engine compartment for leaks and damage
- Visually inspecting engine and engine compartment components for leaks and damage from above
- Checking front and rear brake pad thickness and brake rotor condition
- Visually inspecting front and rear coil springs and stop buffers for damage.
- Checking front lighting function
- Checking guided fault finding with vehicle diagnostic tester
- Checking headlamp washer system function
- Checking and adjusting headlamps if necessary
- Checking high-voltage battery charge level and charging if necessary (BEV only)
- Performing road test
- Resetting service interval display
- Checking stationary cornering lamp function
- Checking tie rods play, attachment, and ball joint boots.
- Calibrating tire pressure monitoring system to tire pressure adjustment.
- Checking tire pressure and tire repair kit for damage and use
- Checking tires condition and wear pattern, tread depth, and entering
- Checking transmission, final drive, and CV boots for leaks and damage
- Visually inspecting underbody for damage to underbody protection, underbody trim panels, wire routing, and plugs.
- Checking warning label presence (BEV only)
- Checking windshield wiper/washer system function, spray nozzle adjustment and damage, and adjusting if necessary
- Visually inspecting windshield for damage
- Checking wiper blades for damage and checking park position.
At Gladney Automotive, we offer specialized services for Volkswagen vehicles, including EV models. Our experienced technicians have the expertise and knowledge to perform routine maintenance services at recommended mileage intervals, ensuring that your Volkswagen operates optimally and remains in top condition.
We also offer high-quality repair services for EVs, including battery maintenance, restoration, and diagnostics. With our commitment to customer satisfaction and quality services, we are the go-to destination for Volkswagen owners, including those who own electric vehicles, in the College Station area.
EV Charging for your Volkswagen.
Volkswagen EV Battery Maintenance and Restoration
As electric vehicles gain popularity, it's essential to ensure proper maintenance and charging for optimal performance. At Gladney Automotive, we specialize in providing charging and maintenance services for Volkswagen electric vehicles. Our experienced technicians have in-depth knowledge of Volkswagen EV models, making us the go-to choice for Volkswagen owners in the area.
We have designated EV parking spots and on-site chargers, including a Clipper Creek 50 Amp 11kW Level 2 Charger and a Topdon 50 Amp Level 2 Charger. With our expertise in Volkswagen EV models, we can provide you with the necessary charging solutions to get you back on the road. Whether you require routine maintenance or a complicated repair, we can help you keep your Volkswagen EV running smoothly and efficiently. Our services include battery checks and replacements, brake services, tire replacements, and more. Trust us to maintain your Volkswagen EV in top-notch condition.
How Gladney Automotive can help
Gladney Automotive offers a range of services specifically designed for Volkswagen EV models, including:
- Module programming
- Pre- and post-collision repair scanning
- Electronic repair services
- EV services (including isolation and bonding tests)
- Electrical diagnostic services
- ADAS calibrations to ensure safety features are functioning correctly
- Key sales and theft recovery rekey services
- Wheel repair and reconditioning
- Mechanical repair for light and medium-duty vehicles
- Wiring repair and harness repairs
- Tire sales and wheel services, including new tire sales, mounting, and balancing
- Wheel alignments using state-of-the-art Hunter alignment machines
- AC evacuation and recharge (R1234YF)
- Specializing in locating backordered parts fast
Our ASE and I-CAR certified technicians have the expertise to perform these services on your Volkswagen EV model, ensuring your vehicle is running efficiently and safely. Book an appointment today at Gladney Automotive, your local College Station specialist Volkswagen workshop.