Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

How to pair a compatible phone with your Volkswagen Passat

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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How can you pair a phone with your Volkswagen Passat vehicle? 

Pairing a phone with your Volkswagen vehicle gives you the ability to use your apps on your vehicle’s touch screen and access functions like music, navigation, and more. Better yet, it will only take a few minutes of your time to watch and follow along with the video below. Watch it and learn how to pair your compatible phone with your Volkswagen Passat. 

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What is Volkswagen engine start-stop?

Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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How does Volkswagen engine start-stop work and what are the benefits?

You may have noticed that the new Volkswagen car you bought offers engine start-stop, also known as auto stop, as a standard feature. The point of start-stop is to improve your vehicle’s fuel economy. Keep reading below to learn about how Volkswagen start-stop works and the benefits of this feature. 

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Where can I get Volkswagen accessories in Folsom, CA for Christmas 2019?

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Volkswagen accessory Christmas gift ideas

You can find genuine Volkswagen parts and accessories here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen. The online Volkswagen DriverGear store has tons of apparel and accessories that would make good Christmas presents. Alternatively, you could opt to give someone the gift of vehicle parts, vehicle accessories, or vehicle maintenance here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen. Scroll down for our favorite Volkswagen Christmas gift ideas this year. 

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How to refill your Volkswagen vehicle’s windshield washer fluid

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Video guide to refilling your Volkswagen vehicle’s washer fluid

Some basic maintenance can be done at your own home. Of course, it may be better to leave the harder stuff to the professionals, but something like changing your vehicle’s washer fluid is simple and cheap to do at home. Below, watch the video to learn how to refill your Volkswagen vehicle’s windshield washer fluid.

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How to use the keyless entry and pushbutton start in your Volkswagen vehicle

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Video guide of using the Keyless Entry on a Volkswagen Jetta

Have you ever fumbled with your keys when your arms are full of groceries? Many of us have because the foresight to get your keys out before you cram your arms full of luggage is often forgotten. Volkswagen Keyless Entry can alleviate the pains of full hands by taking away the need to use your key FOB. With Keyless Entry, your Volkswagen will let you in as long as the key FOB is within range. Plus, Pushbutton Start allows you to start your vehicle with the convenience of a button.

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Updates to Volkswagen Car-Net ® for 2020 models

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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What is new for Volkswagen Car-Net ®?

Volkswagen Car-Net has been given a facelift for the 2020 model year. This feature has always been a favorite of Volkswagen owners, because it offers a long list of safety, entertainment, and convenience functions from a smartphone application. So, what are the updates to Volkswagen Car-Net for 2020 models? This year it comes back with more free services than ever for five years, new subscription options such as a 4G LTE WiFi capability, and an updated mobile app with faster response time. Below, we will tell you more about what is new for Volkswagen Car-Net.

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How does the Volkswagen e-Golf display available power?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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2019 Volkswagen e-Golf Power Availability Display 

You may be wondering how electric vehicles display their level of charge, similar to how gas-using vehicles display their fuel level. They do so in much the same way, with a gauge displayed on the instrument cluster, the part of the vehicle behind the steering wheel that displays other important information such as your speed. The video guide below will show you the 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf power availability display and other aspects of the instrument panel.  

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Which Volkswagen vehicles come with Roadside Assistance?

Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Volkswagen Roadside Assistance frequently asked questions

Have you recently bought a new Volkswagen vehicle? If so, then you are probably eligible to use Volkswagen Roadside Assistance, a free service provided to you upon the purchase of a new VW vehicle. In the United States, all new Volkswagen vehicles are eligible for three years or 36,000 miles of Roadside Assistance from the time of purchase, whichever comes first. Certified Pre-Owned Volkswagen vehicles are eligible for an additional two years after the expiration of the original three-year coverage. Continue reading below to learn more about Volkswagen Roadside Assistance.

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Where Can You Charge Electric Volkswagen Vehicles?

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Volkswagen is expanding its network of vehicle chargers in the US 

Where can you charge electric Volkswagen vehicles? There are many options for this, including at your own home, but also at public stations, which are integrated into parking lots. We are here today to answer all of your questions about charging your electric Volkswagen vehicle. Read on below to learn about Volkswagen charger locations and whether you can use other charging stations for your vehicle. 

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How Does Volkswagen Front Assist Work?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
2015 Golf GTI MK1 Golf GTI

Should I get a vehicle with Volkswagen Front Assist?

If you are going to purchase your next Volkswagen vehicle soon, then we highly recommend considering a vehicle with Front Assist. Newer models will usually have this feature, so take a look at our current inventory of new Volkswagen vehicles to find a vehicle with Front Assist and schedule a test drive online today. Keep reading to learn how Volkswagen Front Assist works and what features are included in Front Assist.

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