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Local automotive maintenance and service specials in Spartanburg, SC available at Vic Bailey Volkswagen

Automotive Service and Maintenance Specials Spartanburg, SC 

Owning a new or used car offers an incredible sense of freedom. You can drive anywhere and anytime you want when you have your own vehicle. Whether you drive a car, crossover, SUV or pickup truck, there are things you must do in order to keep that vehicle running in good condition. From regular oil changes and scheduled maintenance to new brakes and tires, there are many things your vehicle needs to keep giving you the reliability you require from it. At Vic Bailey Volkswagen, we want to make it as affordable as possible for you to keep your vehicle in good condition so, you can get the most miles out of it and the reliability you need on the road. We do this by offering many automotive service and maintenance specials in Spartanburg, SC that you can take advantage of. Our professional staff is well-trained and eager to help you keep your vehicle in great driving condition.  Read the rest of this entry >>

What do all the VW dashboard warning lights mean?

Diagnosing the symbols in your dashboard gauge cluster

What do all the VW dashboard warning lights mean?

When you first buy a new car, everything is perfect. Your odometer is low, with just a few miles traveling onto the lot or maybe from test drives at the dealership. You know there isn’t any hidden history or problems with your model. But if you don’t keep up with maintenance, and sometimes even when you do, there’s bound to be trouble at some point. If you’re lucky, you find out when a light comes on. If you aren’t, you hear a funny noise or things just don’t run as smoothly. So what do all the VW dashboard warning lights mean, and how important are they? Read the rest of this entry >>

How to Check Tire Wear on Your Volkswagen at Vic Bailey Volkswagen-Spartanburg SC-Repairman with New Tires for Your Volkswagen

Check Your Tires and Stay Safe on the Roads in Spartanburg SC

How to Check Tire Wear on Your Volkswagen

We have all heard the expression — where the rubber meets the road — and while it often applies to a moment of truth, it is something we should all take into account when we hit the road. The condition of your tires will play a major role in your driving safety, especially when faced with rain or snow this year. Stay ahead of the curve this year and learn how to check tire wear on your Volkswagen. Without high-quality tires in good condition, your performance-tuned 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI will not deliver the thrills you had been hoping for. Read the rest of this entry >>

Why is Your Volkswagen Check Engine Light On at Vic Bailey Volkswagen-Spartanburg SC-Illuminated Check Engine Light

Find Out Why the Check Engine Light is On in Your Volkswagen Passat

Why is Your Volkswagen Check Engine Light On?

Regular vehicle maintenance is an important aspect of owning a new Volkswagen and can significantly extend the life of your 2016 Volkswagen Passat. From knocking noises to dashboard warning lights, there are plenty of early warning signs for you to follow including the dreaded check engine light.

An ominous sign for any driver, the check engine light creates a feeling of impending doom that makes you wonder if you can even make it home. When this dashboard light of doom comes to life, you immediately ask yourself — why is your Volkswagen check engine light on? Take a look at a few reasons why right here at Vic Bailey Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry >>

Helpful Volkswagen How-To Videos

How To Check the Oil in Your Volkswagen

If you have recently gotten behind the wheel of a new Volkswagen — congratulations! When you opt for a Volkswagen, you are making the right choice. While we encourage you to bask in the glow of your new 2015 Volkswagen Passat and enjoy it, we also want you to keep in mind that there are many important factors that go into owning a new car. Routine maintenance is an important aspect of your new VW that is necessary to keep it running at award-winning, German-engineered levels well into the future. At Vic Bailey Volkswagen, we understand that not everyone is a handy man or a Mr. Fix It, so you may need some help figuring out some things about your new Volkswagen, so we are highlighting key Volkswagen How-To Videos that include how to check the oil in your Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry >>

Why it’s important to buy your tires new

New vs. used tires: what’s the big difference?

Why it’s important to buy your tires new

Because your tires are the place where your car meets the pavement, it’s important to keep them in top-notch condition. It is a common misconception that as long as your tires have deep treads, they’re good to go. Of course, there are several other factors that go into whether or not your tire is, in fact, safe to drive on. If you’ve been wondering why it’s important to buy your tires new instead of purchasing used ones, we have a few solid reasons for you! Read the rest of this entry >>

Prepare your car for spring in Spartanburg NC

Get your car ready for spring!

Prepare your car for spring in Spartanburg NC

With the colder-than-usual temperatures that Spartanburg has experienced the past few months, you probably took extra measures to make sure your car was ready to withstand the frigid weather. Of course, once everything begins to warm up again (and thank goodness it is), you’ll have to reverse the process. Here at Vic Bailey, we want you to know that we’re here to help! Whether you’re gearing up for colder weather, or getting a spring tune-up, we have the services, materials, and expertise to get the job done. So, if you’re ready to prepare your car for spring in Spartanburg SC, stop in and let us take care of the nitty gritty details that accompany changing seasons. Read the rest of this entry >>