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Our important customer information

Volkswagen provides information: Find all the latest facts on the diesel issue and how to find out if your model is affected using your vehicle identification number. We also provide information on any recall campaigns, roadside assistance and everything else that is important for you and your Volkswagen.

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Latest news on the diesel issue 

What are nitrogen oxides? Do you have to head to the workshop for a modification and will it cost you anything? We will inform and notify you if your Volkswagen is affected. Simple enter your vehicle identification number (VIN). 

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Certificates of conformity and lists of ingredients

When it comes to our products, we always make sure that they conform with health and safety requirements and comply with all relevant guidelines. Retrieve certificates of conformity, look up the ingredients of our care products and view the operating instructions for particular accessories products here.

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Recycling and return at Volkswagen

Even the most wonderful vehicle service life has to come to an end someday. Find out here how this source of raw materials is used and learn more about the legal conditions for a free-of-charge return of end-of-life vehicles, batteries, and waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Takata airbag recall campaign

The global recall campaigns caused by a risk of fatal injury resulting from defective Takata airbags also affect Volkswagen models.

Owner’s manual 

Digital and always on hand

There’s no need to remember the ins-and-outs of every function, every warning lamp and every component of your Volkswagen. Your owner’s manual will take care of that for you – also available online in a digital format. 


Repair know-how for your workshop

Our “Electronic Repairs and Workshop Information” system (erWin) will provide you with precisely the right knowledge you need for your work – from a workshop manual to a self-study programme. With access depending on which flatrate option you choose.

What functions does erWin offer?

For private and business customers:

  • Retrieve repair and maintenance information (RMI) – either via your VIN or by selecting your model – and download it as a PDF
  • Enter your vehicle data via the VIN

Exclusively for business customers:

  • Access to the digital service schedule
  • Access to ODIS
End-of-Life Vehicle Service 

Simple and free of charge

What do I do with my Volkswagen when it’s come to the end of its service life? The answer is easy: Just bring it to one of our many return centres. It will be recycled for you, free of charge, under the correct legal conditions. 

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Disclaimer by Continental Cars Ltd.

The information, pictures, colours, and specifications contained within this website are presented as a general guide to the products and accessories offered by Continental Cars Ltd. Although every effort has been made to ensure that such information is correct and up to date, no warranty is provided that all such information is reliable, complete, accurate or without error. In some cases pictures of overseas models may be shown as a guide. Therefore, neither Volkswagen AG nor Continental Cars Ltd accept liability for damages of any kind resulting from the access or use of this site and its contents.