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Waterfall Garage
The Recovery and Garage Specialists – Est. 1986
Same day servicing on most popular makes of private car and light commercial vehicle

Independent Volkswagen Service Centre in South West London

Waterfall is an independent VW Specialist in Wimbledon, a family owned garage that’s been in SW19 since 1986. Our experienced technicians use dealer level diagnostic equipment, allowing us to take care of all your Volkswagen service and repair needs. Waterfall combine dealership-quality servicing, maintenance and repairs at a cost effective price.

Before legislation that came into force a number of years ago, it was difficult to have a new VW serviced and maintained outside of the franchised dealer network without it affecting the warranty. You weren’t able to shop around for the best prices.

Saving you money on your VW service and maintenance

But now you are no longer tied to the high prices often charged by your local service dealer. You can have your car serviced and maintained by an independent Volkswagen garage like Waterfall from brand new, using genuine VW parts, without it affecting your vehicle’s warranty.

So if you’re a Volkswagen owner and you’re looking for a trusted independent VW garage for servicing, repairs and MOTs, then we are here to help.

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Audi VW service reception in Wimbledon at Waterfall Garage
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Waterfall Garage: Family run, independent, value for money.
Bring your VW in Wimbledon to us for servicing, MOT and repairs, and we’ll do the rest.

Independent VW Specialist in Wimbledon

As a trusted and recommended independent VW specialist, we have extensive experience of dealing with many problems including drivability issues, suspension, safety analysis, engine and gearbox problems, steering, fuel system, cooling system, brakes, battery and electrical system, wheels and tyres and exhaust system. And we can also offer the following:

  • MOT
  • Engine tuning for optimum performance and fuel efficiency
  • Coding and programming of control units
  • Fitting of accessories
  • Engine and immobiliser alignment
  • Setting of car/ key memory options
  • Full component activation
  • Reading and resetting of fault codes
  • For VW bodywork repairs we recommend a trusted local supplier who we’ve worked withe for many years.

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So if you’re looking for a VW garage you can count on, as an independent VW service centre we are big enough to compete with the main dealers, yet small enough to give a personal service at very competitive prices.

What’s more, Waterfall are just five minutes walk from the major public transport links in Wimbledon town centre (main line, underground, bus & tram), so letting us take care of your VW service or MOT while you are at work couldn’t be easier or more convenient. We also offer a FREE valet with each full service, as well as a local pick-up and drop-off service too.

We are rated

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97.0%

Google Reviews

4.6 out of 5

 What people have said

“I live 300 miles away, and needed a VW specialist garage urgently – so I found Waterfall via the internet. It was an excellent service, and a relief to get the problem fixed.”

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To find out how much a Volkswagen independent specialist like Waterfall can save you on your next VW service or repairs, call us today on:

020 8543 4799

We’re often busy, so if we don’t pick up please leave a message and we’ll get back to you.
Or you can email us:

We are open Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.30

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Waterfall Garage: Family run, independent, value for money.
Bring your Volkswagen to us and we’ll do the rest.

We are highly rated

Good Garage Scheme

97.0%

Google Reviews

4.6 out of 5

 What people have said

“Excellent. As a customer for 15 years I’ve recommended you to many people.”

Mrs. K – Kingston

Where to find us

Map to Waterfall Garage in Wimbledon

We are just 5 minute's walk from Wimbledon mainline & underground station

Ask Waterfall about a VW service in SW19 for the following models

VW e-up! service
VW Polo service
VW Golf service
VW e-Golf service
VW Golf Cabriolet service
VW Golf GTE service

VW Golf SV service
VW Golf Estate service
VW The Beetle service
VW The Beetle Cabriolet service
VW Scirocco service
VW Jetta service
VW Volkswagen CC service

VW Passat service
VW Passat Estate service
VW Tiguan service
VW Touran service
VW Sharan service
VW Touareg service

About Volkswagen cars

Volkswagen, a German car manufacturer established in 1937, is known for its history of producing well-engineered and reliable vehicles. Over the years, it has become one of the world’s largest automakers, with popular models such as the Beetle, Golf, Tiguan and Passat. Although VW cars are typically well-built, they can encounter problems as they age. Recognising some of the more common issues can help these problems to be identified early, and Waterfall are able to sort out any of these issues as part of their VW Servicing and Repair. Addressing problems early, as with most things, potentially saves money on future repairs.

These are some of the most common problems and issues reported by VW owners:

VW Overheating

Certain Volkswagen models have experienced elevated instances of overheating issues, such as:

  • VW Jetta, Golf & New Beetle models with 2.0L engines (1999-2006)
  • VW Corrado, Golf & Jetta models with VR6 engines (1992-2005)
  • VW CC, GTI & Passat models 1.8L turbo engines (2009-2014)
  • VW Golf, Jetta & New Beetle models with 2.5L engines (1999-2010)
  • VW Golf, Jetta & Passat models with 2.0L TDI engines (2009-2015)

VW Oil Problems

Some Volkswagen models have garnered a reputation for oil leaks and consumption concerns, including:

  • VW CC, GTI & Passat models 1.8L turbo engines (2009-2014)
  • VW Golf, Jetta & New Beetle models 2.0L engines (1999-2010)
  • VW Golf, Jetta & EuroVan models with 5-cylinder engines (1992-2005)
  • Corrado, Golf & Jetta models with VR6 engines (1992-2010)
  • VW Golf, Jetta & Passat models with 2.5L engines (1999-2010)

VW Coolant Leaks

Among the Volkswagen models most prone to coolant leaks are:

  • VW Golf, Jetta & Passat models with 1.8L and 2.0L engines (1990s-2000s)
  • VW New Beetle models with 2.5L engines (1999-2005)
  • VW Golf, Jetta & Passat models with 2.0L TDI engines (2009-2014)
  • VW GTI, Passat & Eos models with 2.0L turbo engines (2006-2010)
  • VW Phaeton models with 4.2L V8 engines (2004-2010)

Click to read more about these other common VW issues: Electrical Problems, Timing Belt Problems, Coil Failure and ABS Control Module Failures…

VW Electrical Issues

Given the intricate nature of modern automotive electronics, electrical issues can affect a wide range of Volkswagen models. However, certain vehicles have gained notoriety for experiencing higher rates of such problems, such as:

  • VW Passat models (1996-2006)
  • VW EuroVan models (1993-2010)
  • VW New Beetle models (2001-2007)
  • VW Routan models (2008-2014)
  • VW Golf, GTI & Golf R models (2015-2016)

VW Timing Belt Iissues

While some Volkswagen engines employ timing chains instead of belts, those that utilize timing belts include:

  • VW Golf, Jetta & Passat models with 1.8L and 2.0L engines (1990s-2000s)
    VW EuroVan models with 2.8L V6 engines (1992-2002)
    VW Golf & Jetta models with 2.5L engines (1990s-early 2000s)
    VW New Beetle, Golf & Jetta models with 2.0L diesel engines (1998-2010)

VW Coil Failure

Among the models frequently impacted by coil failure are:

  • VW Jetta, Golf & New Beetle models with 2.0L engines (1999-2006)
  • VW Passat models with 1.8L and 2.0L engines in (1990s-2000s)
  • VW Golf, Jetta, and EuroVan models with 5-cylinder engines
  • VW Corrado, Golf, and Jetta models with VR6 engines (1990s-2000s)
  • VW Jetta & Passat models with 2.5L engines (2005-2010)

VW ABS Control Module Failures

Certain Volkswagen models have been noted for experiencing increased rates of ABS control module failures, including:

  • VW Passat models (1996-2004)
  • VW Golf and Jetta models (1993-1998)
  • VW Beetle models (1998-2010)
  • VW Touareg models (2004-2009)
  • VW EuroVan (models 2003-2007)

Conclusion

As an independent Volkswagen garage, Waterfall in Wimbledon can help you with any of these VW problems and get your vehicle running perfectly.

To find out how much an independent VW garage can save you on your next VW service, maintenance or repairs, call us today on:

020 8543 4799

We’re often busy, so if we don’t pick up please leave a message and we’ll get back to you.
Or you can email us:

We are open Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.30