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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Service reminder display

The service appointment reminder is shown in the instrument cluster display ⇒ Fig. 11④ ⇒   ④.

For information on maintenance intervals please see the ⇒BookletWarranty and Maintenance booklet,

For vehicles with time- or distance driven-dependent service, only fixed service intervals are displayed.

Service reminder

If service is due in the near future, a service reminder is displayed when the ignition is switched on.

On vehicles without text messages (Basic instrument cluster), a wrench symbol and a miles (kilometers) indicator are shown in the instrument cluster display. The distance shown in miles (kilometers) is the maximum distance the vehicle can be driven without having a service completed. The display changes after a few seconds. A clock symbol is displayed and the number of days until the required service is shown.

On vehicles with text messages (Premium instrument cluster) , Service in --- km or --- days is shown in the instrument cluster display.

Service event

When service is due, a warning chime sounds when the ignition is switched on, and a flashing wrench symbol is displayed for several seconds. For vehicles with text messages, Service now is indicated in the instrument cluster display.

Viewing service message

The current service message can be accessed when the ignition is switched on, the engine is switched off, and the vehicle is stopped:

  • Push the  button in the instrument cluster several times until the wrench symbol appears.
  • OR: Select the Settings menu.
  • In the Service sub-menu, select the Info menu item.

A minus sign in front of the number of miles (kilometers) or days means that service is overdue. On vehicles with Premium text message display, Service since --- mi or --- days (Service since --- km or --- days) is shown in the instrument cluster display.

Resetting the service reminder display

If the service was not performed by an authorized Volkswagen dealer or an authorized Volkswagen Service Facility, the service reminder can be reset as follows:

Vehicles with Premium text message display:
Select the Settings menu.
In the Service sub-menu, select the Reset menu item.
Confirm request with OK on the multi-function steering wheel.
Vehicles with Basic text message display:
Switch off the ignition.
Push  0.0 / SET and hold down.
Switch on the ignition.
Release the 0.0 / SET button and push the button within about 20 seconds on the windshield wiper lever.

Do not reset the service reminder between service intervals; otherwise, incorrect information will be displayed.

Do not reset the service reminder between service intervals; otherwise, incorrect information will be displayed.

The service reminder disappears after a few seconds when the engine is running or the OK button on the multi-function steering wheel has been pushed.

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