VW Repairs | Only Professional Service Centers Should Perform Volkswagen Repairs


VW Repairs | As a Volkswagen owner, you care about the quality of your vehicle. Chances are, you’ve owned a few cars or worked on a few in your lifetime. While changing a tire may be a big accomplishment, many other Volkswagen repairs should be done by professional service centers.

Many owners feel that they can check underneath the hood or the car to see if that noise or leak can be a quick fix that they can perform. In some cases, the owner proceeds to fix or attempt to repair the leak or squealing noise. This is not advisable in any case but especially with late model Volkswagen’s.

Here are a few reasons you should avoid the DIY Volkswagen repairs on your vehicle.


  • You don’t have the necessary tools to diagnose or repair the issue
  • Lack of training can cause you to misdiagnose the problem
  • You could possibly turn what could’ve been a small issue into a much larger one
  • Your DIY work isn’t covered by warranty and could void the warranty coverage you have


Some auto owners choose to avoid service centers because they fear the cost will be above their budget. The DIY approach could make the service cost much more than they would have been prior to you attempting to complete Volkswagen repairs on your own.


Here are the most common reasons owners try the DIY method.


  • Don’t have time to visit a service center
  • Can’t afford to have their car in the shop for extended periods of time
  • Attempting to avoid labor costs
  • Familiarity with some cars makes them think they can work on any car


Don’t make the mistake of trying to perform repairs if you’re not qualified to do so. It could cause you much more than you bargained for as a result.


Ottohaus of Charleston can answer any of your questions and assess your vehicle to provide quality service that you can trust. Contact us today to schedule a visit.