Service Schedule for MK7.5 GTI (2018, 2019, 2020)
Looking for the service manual requirements for your VW MK7.5 GTI? We put together a quick and easy list of what is required at each service interval. The list shown below is 100% as per Volkswagen's recommended interval. Most MK7.5 owners who are meticulous about maintaining their vehicle will change their oil every 5k miles instead of 10k. Doing this is a matter of preference and you should consider doing what you believe to be the best choice for you.
What should I make sure I do if I am doing my own MK7.5 GTI maintenance?
If you have decided to maintain your own vehicle you should be sure to do a few things.
- Keep meticulous service records including mileage, date and proof of purchase of the parts. This is important because if you ever run into a warranty issue they may ask you for service records. Failing to produce these could result in a denial of a warranty claim.
- Make sure you are using oil that meets the required spec. As per the owners manual the oil must meet the required Volkswagen Spec of "VW 502 00" or "508 00" depending on the engine.
Maintenace Videos for your MK7.5 GTI from DAP
- How to Change your Oil
- How to Change your Oil without a Lift
- How to Reset your Service Light
- How to Change your Cabin (Pollen) Filter
- How to Change your Spark Plugs
- How to Change your Serpentine Belt
- How to Service your Manual Transmission
- How to Change your Front Wipers
- How to Change your Rear Wiper
- How to Perform a PP/Sport Diff Service
- How to Perform a Brake Flush
- How to Check your Brakes
MK7.5 GTI Service Schedule as Per VW's Requirements
|Oil and Filter Change|
|Cabin (Pollen) Filter Replacement|
|DSG Trans Fluid Service|
Manual Trans Fluid Service
Spark Plug Replacement
Engine Air Filter
*Sport/ PP Diff Service
|Brake Fluid Flush - 1st flush after 3 years, every 2 years for every following flush|
Cabin Filter - Replace every 20k Miles or Every 4 years whichever occurs first (as per VW)
Spark Plugs - Replace every 40k Miles or Every 4 years whichever occurs first (as per VW)
Air Filter - Replace every 60k Miles or Every 6 years whichever occurs first (as per VW)
Sport/ PP Diff Service - Every 3 years regardless of mileage (as per VW)
Serpentine Belt - Check belt and replace as needed (as per VW)
* Recommended per DAP
* As per Volkswagen
Please note: The information we have listed above reflects the parts and or fluids that carry a recommended interval for replacement. It is always recomened to go over the vehicle thoroughly when servicing. VW has recommended intervals for inspecting items, like coolant levels/condition, axles, ball joints, hinges, lighting and many others. It is our estimation that these items should always be checked once a vehicle reaches higher mileage to ensure proper operation of your vehicle during every service.
Here is a quick reference guide for MK7.5 GTI Maintenance Parts
MK7 GTI Oil Change Kit with Oil Filter, Drain Plug and Vaico Oil - 502 00 Spec Oil - for 2018 GTI
MK7 GTI Oil Change Kit with Oil Filter, Drain Plug and Motul Oil - 502 00 Spec Oil - for 2018 GTI
MK7 GTI Oil Change Kit with Oil Filter, Drain Plug and Liquimoly Oil - 502 00 Spec Oil - for 2018 GTI
MK7.5 GTI Oil Change Kit with Oil Filter, Drain Plug and OEM Oil - 508.00 Spec Oil - for 2019 and later GTI
MK7 GTI Dust and Cabin Filter OEM
MK7.5 GTI DSG Service Kits
MK7.5 GTI 7 Speed (OEM) DSG Service Kit
MK7.5 GTI 6 Speed (Liquimoly) DSG Service Kit (meets same spec as OEM DSG Fluid)
MK7.5 GTI 6 Speed (Liquimoly) VW Audi DSG Service Kit with DSG Tool (meets same spec as OEM DSG Fluid)
MK7.5 GTI 6 Speed (Motul) DSG Service Kit (meets same spec as OEM DSG Fluid)
MK7.5 GTI 6 Speed (Motul) VW Audi DSG Service Kit with DSG Tool (meets same spec as OEM DSG Fluid)
MK7.5 GTI Manual Trans Mission Fluid
MK7.5 GTI High Performance Brake Fluid (RBF600)
Just FYI, per owners manual and verified through two nearby VW dealers, spark plug replacement is every 6yrs or 80k (which ever occurred first). Also, DSG service, is every 80k not 40k.
80k DSG service is for the 7speed mk7.5, for clarification.