Volkswagen Warranty Comparisons

Volkswagen Extended Warranty Comparison

Transmission and Transaxle
Drive Axle
Air Conditioning
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension

The Volkswagen Drive Easy service contracts offer five levels of mechanical breakdown protection: Powertrain, Silver, Gold, Gold Plus, and Platinum. Each plan is designed to meet your Volkswagen Extended Warranty needs. To see what is covered by each plan - and to compare the plans - browse each of the individual components below.


 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Wear and Tear Coverage

Fluids Coverage

Interest Free Payments

Travel Coverage Benefits

Towing Reimbursement

Car Rental Reimbursement

Over 5,000 Nationwide Service Centers

Road Hazard Protection (optional)

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 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Engine block and cylinder heads and all internally lubricated parts including pistons, piston rings, pins and cylinder sleeves

Crankshaft, pulley, main bearings, caps and bolts

Connecting rods, rod bearings, caps and bolts

Camshaft(s), camshaft bearings, buttons and plugs

Timing gears and timing chain or belt

Rocker arms, rocker arm pivots, shafts and bushings

Intake and exhaust valves, springs, guides, adjusters, retainers and seats

Pushrods and lifters

Intake manifold

Exhaust manifolds

Balance shaft

Water pump

Fuel pump


Oil pump, cover, gears, pressure relief valve and screen

Rotor housing, rotors, shims and silent shaft

All internal fasteners, nuts and bolts

Turbocharger/supercharger assembly including boost valve and wastegate

Seals and gaskets

Oil pan

Valve, timing, and side covers

Thermostat housing

Water pump pulley

Engine mounts

Harmonic balancer

Flex plate/flywheel

Ring gear

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Transmission and Transaxle

 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Transmission/transaxle case and all internally lubricated parts including ring and pinion gears

Oil pump, cover, gears, housing and vanes

Torque converter

Valve body(s)

Throttle valve

Valve pack

Governor, gear and cover

Parking gear and pawl

Roll pins





Stator and shaft

Pressure regulator valve

Pressure switches



Automatic transmission/transaxle clutch, drums, pistons and steel plates

Planetary and sun gears

Servos and rings


Synchronizer hubs and keys



Supports and shafts

Control rings


Extension housing

Speedometer drive gears

Accumulators and rings


All internal fasteners, nuts and bolts

Shift cover and forks

Separate bell housing

Transfer case and all internal parts contained within the transfer case

Seals and gaskets

Oil pan

Detent cable

Kickdown link

TVI/throttle cable

Vacuum modulator

Transmission mounts

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Drive Axle

 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Differential/axle housing(s) and all internally lubricated parts including the axle flange

Ring and pinion gear/carrier assembly

Spider gears and bearings



Positraction clutches, plates and springs


Seals and gaskets

Constant velocity joints

Slip joint

Front wheel drive axles

Half-shafts and wheel bearings



Flex disc

Prop shafts

Center support bearings

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 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Steering gear housing

Gear housing internal parts including control rings, valves, pinion shaft, pitman shaft, worm shaft and gear, sector shaft, bearings, adjusters

Rack and pinion housing

Rack and pinion housing internal parts including control valve, rack bellows, mounts, rack shaft and yoke, spool valve, bearings

Power steering pump and internal parts including housing, reservoir, shaft and vanes

Power steering pump mounting brackets

Seals and gaskets

Tie rods

Idler and pitman arms

Center/drag link

Coupling and shafts

Cooler lines

Steering wheel tilt

Telescoping mechanism

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 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Master cylinder

Vacuum or hydraulic brake booster assembly

Hydraulic lines, hoses and fittings

Brake pedal apply pin

Seals and gaskets

Compensator valve

Proportioning valve

Metering valve

Calipers, piston, seal and dust boot

ABS component parts including control processor/module, pump, dump valve, wheel speed sensors, solenoids, accumulator, and pressure differential switch

Backing plate

Brake adjusters

Brake pedal, pedal lever and pedal pivot

Parking brake cable

Wheel cylinders, cups, seals, spring and dust boots

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Air Conditioning

 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 





Seals and gaskets


Receiver drier

Automatic temperature control programmer

Clutch assembly including coil

Disc and pulley

Control cables

Cutoff switch

Serpentine belt tensioner

Serpentine bearing and pulley

Compressor mounting brackets

Idler pulley and bearings

Air conditioning/heater blower motor

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Front Suspension

 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Upper and lower control arms, shafts and bushings

Struts, housing and cartridge

Spindle/steering knuckle

Spindle support

Wheel bearings

Ball joints and bushings

Kingpin and bushings

Stabilizer bar, links and bushings

Torsion bar, mounts and bushings

Track bar, links and bushings

Coil and leaf springs, seats and bushings, leaf spring shackles

Electronic level control components including pump, accumulator, lines and bags

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 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Alternator housing

Alternator housing internal parts including bearings, bushings, brushes, rectifier bridge, diodes, field coil and rotor

Alternator mounting bracket

Voltage regulator

Starter motor housing

Starter motor housing internal parts including bushings, brushes, field windings, starter drive and solenoid

Front and rear wiper motor, transmission and linkage

Power window motor

Window regulators

Power seat motor

Steering column multi-function switch

Individual switches for turn signal, headlamp, dimmer, wiper, washer and speed control

Mirror motor switch

Brake light switch

Neutral safety switch

Glove box light switch

Courtesy light switch

Cooling fan relay

Air control solenoid

Air regulator valve

I.A.C. motor

Electronic ignition module

Electronic instrument panel module

Ignition coil

Engine distributor including shaft, gear, bushings and modules

Throttle position sensor

Vehicle speed sensor

M.A.P. sensor

Kknock sensor and barometric pressure sensor

Cruise control module, servo, cables and switches

Instrument cluster including speedometer, odometer, tachometer and all gauges, warning indicators

Burglar alarm or electronic entry systems including remote entry receiver, sender and module

Door lock actuators

Mirror motor

Power window switch

Power lock switch

Rear window defogger

Horn and relay

Convertible top motor

Sunroof motor

Power antenna motor

Electrical headlamp motor

Power trunk/hatch release motor, switch and solenoid

Power sliding door motor and switch

Electronic control modules including body control module, electronic control unit, powertrain control module, transmission control module

Electronic throttle control module

Crank angle sensor

Camshaft position sensor

Throttle position motor

Fuel pulse dampener

Wide open throttle switch

Thermo time switch

Fuel pump relay

Automatic temperature control sensor

Ride height sensor and relay

Oxygen (02) sensor

Mass air flow sensor

Manifold differential pressure sensor

Coolant temperature sensor

OEM radio/graphic equalizer/cassette tape player/compact disc player

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 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Radiator, mounting brackets and coolant recovery tank

Fan clutch, fan blades and motor

Fan shroud

Heater core

Transmission cooler

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 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Fuel lines

Fuel pressure regulator

Level sending unit

Fuel injectors and seals

Injection pump

Fuel injection control components including mixture control processor, throttle body assembly, cutoff valve, fuel rail, fuel distributor, trigger contacts, cold start valve, fuel injection valve, fuel accumulator

ESC systems


Tank door latch

Tank filler neck

Tank filler o-ring

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Rear Suspension

 Platinum   Gold Plus   Gold   Silver   Powertrain 

Upper and lower control arms, shafts and bushings

Upper and lower ball joints

Struts, housing and cartridge

Wheel bearings

Spindle/steering knuckle and spindle support

Coil and leaf springs, seats and bushings, leaf spring shackles

Track bars, links and bushings

Electronic level control components including pump, accumulator, lines, bags

Stabilizer bar, links and bushings

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