Volkswagen Gold Warranty

Volkswagen Gold - Volkswagen Drive Easy

The Gold Plan includes everything in the Silver and Powertrain plans for your new or used Volkswagen. Then it goes further, covering additional major components and "High-Tech" bells and whistles.

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Gold - the better choice for extended coverage on your Volkswagen

Protect your Volkswagen and your budget with the Volkwagen Drive Easy Gold service contract. This broad-coverage service contract for new and used vehicles is endorsed by Volkswagen and covers parts and labor expenses for eight major assemblies (plus more more for your new Volkswagen) in the event of mechanical failure beyond the warranty period - even if caused by ordinary wear and tear*.

Enjoy a Genuine Volkswagen Drive Easy Gold plan for your Volkswagen.

Volkswagen Drive Easy Gold protects you against unexpected financial expenses by covering parts and labor costs. If repairs are necessary, they can be taken care of conveniently through any of the more than 5,000 authorized service centers across the United States.

Best of all, when you're on the road with Volkswagen Gold, you have the only service contract endorsed by Volkswagen . . . and security and peace of mind for the life of your vehicle service contract.

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Volkswagen Gold Component Coverage

In addition to offering the same features of Powertrain and Silver, Gold expands to cover most major systems and also the "high-tech" bells and whistles on your Volkswagen.

Volkswagen Covered Parts

For years, millions of Volkswagen Drive Easy gold customers have known that, "From the engine to the Electrical Components, if a part breaks - even if it results from wear and tear* - and the item is on the list of covered components, Volkswagen Gold will pay for the repair less any applicable deductible - whatever the Volkswagen part!"

Specific components within eight major assemblies of your Volkswagen vehicle are covered against mechanical failure even if it results from wear and tear*. In addition to those components covered under Powertrain and Silver, parts and labor are covered on:


  • Oil pan
  • Valve, timing and side covers
  • Thermostat housing
  • Water pump pulley
  • Engine mounts
  • Harmonic balancer
  • Flex plate/flywheel
  • Ring gear

Transmission and Transaxle

  • Oil pan
  • Detent cable
  • Kickdown link
  • TVI/throttle cable
  • Vacuum modulator
  • Transmission mounts

Drive Axle

  • Constant velocity joints
  • Slip joint
  • Front wheel drive axles
  • Half-shafts and wheel bearings
  • U-joints
  • Couplings
  • Flex disc
  • Prop shafts
  • Center support bearings


  • Tie rods
  • Idler and pitman arms
  • Center/drag link
  • Coupling and shafts
  • Cooler lines


  • 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

Air Conditioning

  • Accumulator
  • Receiver drier
  • Automatic temperature control programmer
  • Clutch assembly including coil
  • Disc and pulley
  • Control cables
  • Cutoff switch
  • Serpentine belt tensioner
  • Serpentine bearing and pulley

Front Suspension

  • Wheel bearings
  • Ball joints and bushings
  • Kingpin and bushings
  • Stabilizer bar, links and bushings
  • Torsion bar, mounts and bushings
  • Track bar, links and bushings


  • 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
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Volkswagen Gold Benefits

Wear and Tear Coverage
Fluids Coverage
Improved Resale
Interest Free Payments
Travel Coverage Benefits
Towing and Car Rental Reimbursement
Over 5,000 Service Centers Nationwide
Road Hazard Protection (optional)

Wear and Tear Coverage

In addition to comprehensive mechanical protection, your Volkswagen Service Plan offers you the additional peace of mind that comes from Wear and Tear protection. Offering wear and tear protection for all components covered under all plans up to 50,000 miles on Volkswagen vehicles.

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Fluids Coverage

Replacement of necessary fluids, oils, greases, lubricants, and approved air conditioner gases that must be replaced in conjunction with a covered repair.

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Improved Resale

Each plan is fully transferable, making your Volkswagen vehicle more appealing to potential buyers.

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Interest Free Payments

Volkswagen Extended Service Plans are smart investments that protect your short and long term financial stability. You want it. You know that you need it. However, you might be worried about the expense and/or having to come up with a lump of cash to pay for it. The solution is simple -- Volkswagen provides interest free financing with low monthly payments for all available Volkswagen Real Driver plans including Platinum, Gold, Gold Plus, Silver and Powertrain.

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Travel Coverage Benefits

If your vehicle is inoperable due to a covered mechanical breakdown, and you are more than 100 miles from home, your Volkswagen Service Plan provides you with travel coverage that includes reimbursement for meals, lodging, and alternative transportation, up to $75 per day to a maximum of $375 per occurence. (Note: Prior authorization from the toll-free assistance center is required.)

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Towing and Car Rental Reimbursement

Towing Reimbursement up to $75 when required due to the failure of a covered part or simply call the dedicated 24-hour toll free assistance hotline to arrange for towing services to the nearest Volkswagen dealership up to $75 per incident.

Car Rental Reimbursement for car rental expenses, based on flat-rate repair time, up to $35 per day, and $350, 10 days maximum.

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Over 5,000 Service Centers Nationwide

Receive service at greater than 5,000 authorized service centers and repair facilities nationwide.

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Optional Tire Coverage

Optional Road Hazard protection is available for your Volkswagen. The Repair or replacement of a tire that is damaged by a road hazard such as debris on the road or potholes. Ask us about this great product.

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Why Choose Volkswagen to extend your coverage?

Itís no surprise that studies show most major repairs are needed after the Volkwagen factory warranty has expired. That means youíll have to deal with all the inconvenience, time, energy, and expense without any help from your vehicleís original Volkwagen factory warranty, until now.

When you choose the Volkswagen Vehicle Protection Plan thatís right for you, you can be covered for up to 100,000 miles, depending upon the age and mileage of your vehicle. You can select from a national network of over 5,000 authorized service centers.

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