Archive for the ‘VW Service’ Category

Carter Volkswagen COVID-19 Response

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
hands washing with pump bottle of hand sanitizer desk and toupe wall

With the COVID-19 Pandemic situation changing by the day, we want to keep everyone updated as to how we at Carter Volkswagen are responding. The health and comfort of all our customers and employees is always first on our list, and as such, we have taken extreme action to make things as safe and healthy as possible. At the time of this writing, vehicle sales are suspended until April 8th, 2020.


Where can I get an oil change for my Volkswagen vehicle in Seattle WA?

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
Automotive technician performing an oil change on a car

Volkswagen vehicles have an exemplary reputation for high-level durability and reliability — and an important part of ensuring that that your VW vehicle runs well over the long haul is to follow its proper maintenance schedule. This includes getting an oil change, which keeps your engine running effectively by lubricating, cleaning, and cooling the engine parts. An oil change also extends the life of an engine and improves the fuel economy of your car.

Are you looking for a trustworthy Volkswagen dealership in the Seattle-area where you can get an oil change for your VW vehicle? Take your car to the Carter Volkswagen Service Center! (more…)

Why are VW warning symbols different colors?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Dark gauge cluster with illuminate oil lamp

What are the different Volkswagen dashboard warning lights?

There are some lights in your dashboard that we hope are obvious by the time you are on the road by yourself. That little gas pump icon? It means you’re low on fuel. Others, like the check engine light, have a vague meaning, while still others are a complete puzzle. If you find yourself wondering what the meaning is behind the different dashboard warning lights, you’ve come to the right place. (more…)

Volkswagen Service and Maintenance in Seattle, WA

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Volkswagen Service and Maintenance in Seattle, WA Mechanic

When your Volkswagen vehicle is in need of maintenance, you can trust the highly-trained and certified technicians here at Carter Volkswagen. Our service team members have been certified by Volkswagen, and use only the highest-quality Volkswagen parts in your vehicle.


3 Reasons Why Your Volkswagen Check Engine Light Is On

Friday, July 14th, 2017
3 Reasons Why Your Volkswagen Check Engine Light Is On Service Engine Light

One thing that can really throw us for a loop is when the check engine light comes on in our vehicles. There are many reasons as to why it’s on, and they usually aren’t a huge problem.


Volkswagen March 2017 Service Specials in Seattle, WA

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Spring Service Specials Seattle

Spring is right around the corner, which makes it the perfect time to get your vehicle cleaned up from the winter months. Our team here at Carter Volkswagen is extending a helping hand to VW drivers looking for a trustworthy service center to get your car running like new. Check out the specials we’re featuring this month to see which ones you can take advantage of. (more…)

How to Tell if Volkswagen Needs New Alternator

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Many of us assume that our battery is dead when our car doesn’t start. However, the alternator plays a key role in the running of your vehicle’s electrical systems, and in the replenishing of power to your battery.  If your alternator is giving you trouble, you might have experienced one or many of these four signs of alternator issues. Read on and see if it’s time to schedule your service appointment! (more…)