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The Volkswagen Approved Genuine Range

Why choose Volkswagen Group Genuine Parts? Peace of mind for you and your customers

A solution tailored around you. Parts at the right price, that fit first time, delivered to suit the needs of your business.

Genuine Parts are quite simply the best parts you can possibly fit to a vehicle. Not only are they identical in quality to parts used in new-vehicle production, giving customers the peace of mind that they will work perfectly, but also their fit first time convenience saves you both time and money.

Genuine Parts Benefits:

  • Manufactured in accordance with Formula Q, Volkswagen Group's strict quality assurance system
  • Identical in quality to parts used in new-vehicle production
  • Gives the lowest cost of ownership over the vehicle's life
  • Helps to ensure that the value of the vehicle is retained
  • Guaranteed availability for 15 years after the end of vehicle production*
  • Fits first time, every time, saving you time and money in your workshop
  • Genuine Parts are covered by a two-year warranty** to give you and your customers peace of mind
  • Warranty claims can be made home or abroad with no upper claims limit
  • Vehicle warranty is ensured with Volkswagen Group Genuine Parts™.

* For parts needed for road worthiness. ** Excludes wear & tear. Contact your local TPS Centre for full warranty terms and conditions.

Genuine Air Filters

Introduction to Air Filters:

The purpose of the Air Filter is to provide clean air to the engine by capturing airborne contaminates such as sand, dust, dirt, soot, pollen and moisture.

The quality of the Air Filter is vitally important to prevent wear and damage to engine components. Removal of moisture from the air is even more important in modern engines with the increased use of electronic components.

Fitting lower quality Air Filters can be a false economy as they can often result in reduced engine performance, increased fuel consumption and engine wear.

Benefits of Genuine Air Filters:

  • Absorption capacity – Special fold geometry and paper impregnation for high absorption capacity
  • Air flow – Uniformed air flow throughout the entire surface area of the filter for optimum engine efficiency
  • Air mass meter – Provides the sensor optimum protection from fine particle contaminates for optimum engine performance, fuel economy and emissions
  • Driving comfort – Reduced air intake noise is maintained throughout their current service life
  • Engine wear – Provides pistons and cylinder liners optimum protection from contaminates
  • Engine-specific fit – The filter is exactly matched to the relevant engine type
  • Filter performance – Accurate metering of the fuel-air mixture for maximum performance, optimum fuel consumption and emissions
  • Filter grade – Fine grade filter to remove the smallest particles of dirt and contamination
  • Fire resistance – Manufactured using low flammable materials to meet DIN standards
  • Fitting – Elastic sealing compound ensures a perfect fit to prevent unfiltered air entering the engine
  • Quality standards – Meets VW, DIN and ISO standards
  • Service life – Ensures engine protection during the entire scheduled service interval
  • Surface area – Large filter surface area gives high air intake capacity.

Key Design Features:

  • Filter paper – Pleated and impregnated with optimal pore size to filter out air contaminates. The paper structure is stiffened by embossing and pleat spaces
  • Precision designed fold geometry – The cut edges are glued on the front to retain their shape and function even in damp conditions
  • Elastic sealing compound – The pleated paper is set in a compressible heat and tear resistant elastic compound, manufactured from polyurethane foam, silicone or similar. The Air Filter is perfectly matched to the filter housing to ensure no unfiltered air enters the engine.

If you like our Genuine Air Filters, you may also like our:

  • Cabin Filter (dust, pollen and pollution)
  • Engine Oil
  • Fuel Filter
  • Oil Filter
  • Sump Plug or Washer.

Genuine Brake Pads

Introduction to Brake Pads:

The braking system is the most important safety system of a vehicle. The wear rate of Brake Pads is determined by the type of driving, driving style of the driver and the quality of the Brake Pads and Brake Discs.

Lower quality Brake Pads can affect a vehicle's safety, its occupants, other road users and pedestrians due to increased stopping distances.

Fitting lower quality Brake Pads can be a false economy due to their wear characteristics. If the Brake Pads are too soft the service life will be reduced compared to Genuine Brake Pads. If the Brake Pads are too hard the service life of the Brake Discs will also be reduced.

Benefits of Genuine Brake Pads:

  • Driving comfort – Specially designed friction materials eliminates screeching, chattering, vibration, grinding noises and burning odours
  • Durability tested – Extensive bench and driving tests covering over 310,000 miles in all types of weather during engineering phase
  • Extreme conditions – Reliable in heat, cold and heavy duty use
  • Model-specific fit – Designed to the model-specific vehicle weight, engine output power and top speed
  • Quality standards – VW Standards that go beyond ISO and ECR-R90 legislative requirements
  • Repair times – Quicker repair times as intermediate plates and locking bolts are always supplied where fitted
  • Resistance to pollutants – High resistance to chemicals such as road salt, brake fluid, fuel and other environmental influences
  • Safety – Optimum braking performance and shorter vehicle stopping distances
  • Service life – Optimum service life due to minimal abrasion of the friction material even after a number of emergency stops
  • Temperature resistant – Resistant from approximately 800°C to 1000°C
  • Vehicle design – Optimally designed interplay with other components of the brake and suspension system.

Key Design Features:

  • Carrier plate – Metallic carrier plate with spring system
  • Friction material – Made of diverse raw materials to form a specially designed compound
  • Construction – Friction material glued or riveted to the carrier plate
  • Temperature resistant – Resistant from approximately 800°C to 1000°C
  • Dimensional stability – 100% minimal tolerances
  • Thermal insulation – Protects other braking components
  • Noise prevention – Milled grooving, smooth down edges on friction material to prevent braking noise
  • Wear indicators – Featured on some models.

If you like our Genuine Brake Pads, you may also like our…

  • Brake Cleaner
  • Brake Discs
  • Brake Discs and Pad Kits (Audi only)
  • Brake Disc Securing Screws
  • Brake Pad Lubricating Grease
  • Rear Hub Seals (selected vehicles)
  • Wear Indicators (selected vehicles).

Genuine Oil Filters

Introduction to Oil Filters:

The purpose of the Oil Filter is to provide clean circulating oil to the engine by removing contaminates from the engine oil. The quality of the Oil Filter is even more important with the increase in service intervals and the fact that most turbocharger failures are oil related issues. Fitting lower quality Oil Filters can be a false economy as they can increase engine wear and fuel consumption.

Benefits of Genuine Oil Filters:

  • Absorption capacity – A high capacity to absorb dirt efficiently is ensured by a large filter surface area
  • Anti-drain valve – Ensures the engine is supplied immediately with oil on start-up and that the Oil Filter does not run dry
  • By-pass valve – Operates taking into account specific engine types, operational characteristics and service intervals
  • Chemical resistance – Optimum protection against contaminants, such as metal particles, oil carbons, dust and soot particles
  • Engine-specific fit – The filter is exactly matched to the relevant engine type
  • Engine wear – Provides optimum engine wear protection
  • Filter grade – Fine grade filter to remove the smallest particles of dirt and contamination
  • Fuel consumption – Offers low flow resistance to reduce pressure on the oil pump to save fuel
  • Pressure resistance – Protects against higher load peaks and increased oil viscosity
  • Quality standards – Meets VW, DIN and ISO standards to prevent the risk of collapsing, bursting or plastic deformation
  • Sealing behaviour – Protection against fuel penetrating into the oil circulation, particularly on short journeys
  • Service life – Ensures engine protection during the entire scheduled service interval
  • Stable fold geometry – High resistance to swelling or softening by the engine oil
  • Tear resistance – High tear resistance to prevent unfiltered oil entering the engine.

Key Design Features:

  • By-pass valve – Secures oil supply in cold-start phases or if the oil change interval is exceeded or when the filter becomes blocked
  • Anti-drain valve – Ensures that the oil filter and oil ducts do not drain when the engine is switched off and to also supply a rapid oil supply on engine start-up
  • Metal housing – Envelopes the filter unit and provides an optimal seal and resistant against rusting and bursting (canister design oil filters)
  • High quality seal – Prevents oil leaking between the engine and the filter.

If you like our Genuine Oil Filters, you may also like our…

  • Air Filter
  • Cabin Filter (dust and pollen)
  • Cabin Filter (dust, pollen and pollution)
  • Engine Oil
  • Fuel Filter
  • Sump Plug or Washer.

Genuine Cam Belt Kits

Introduction to Cam Belt Kits:

The Cam Belt should be routinely replaced depending on mileage or the length of time fitted to the vehicle. Replacement intervals vary by vehicle model and engine type.

If the Cam Belt fails, the engine valves can collide with the pistons and cause major engine damage. Therefore it is essential that the Cam Belt and other related parts are replaced at the factory recommended change interval. It also makes sense to change the water pump at the same time on vehicles that use a Cam Belt driven water pump.

Genuine Cam Belt Kits come with a 2-year home and abroad warrantyƗ with no upper claims limit.

Benefits of Genuine Cam Belt Kits:

  • Component quality – Every item is identical quality to new-vehicle production standard
  • Engine design – Designed in conjunction with all other components
  • Fitting – Contains every factory-recommended replacement component
  • Pricing – Competitively priced and lower price compared to purchasing individual components
  • Quality standards – VW standards that go beyond ISO and legislative requirements
  • Repair times – Quicker repair times as no stopping mid-job for a missing component
  • Safety – Genuine Cam Belt Kits offer optimum engine protection
  • Service life – High manufacturing quality, optimal material composition and abrasion-proof coating protects the rubber teeth. This guarantees a long service life to meet factory-recommended replacement intervals
  • Shelf life – Shelf life date printed on box
  • Warranty restrictions – Warranty claims can be made home or abroad and covers consequential engine damage with no upper claims limit.

Key Design Features:

  • Material – Composite material manufactured from nylon fabric, rubber mixture and tensile fibres
  • Material-strength and dimensional stability – The Cam Belt does not stretch throughout its entire life, ensuring precision engine timing at all times
  • Abrasion-resistant – Protects the rubber teeth from wear and shearing off
  • Temperature and moisture resistant – Polar cold to scorching heat and moisture resistant.

If you like our Genuine Cam Belt Kits, you may also like our…

  • G13 Coolant
  • Water pumps.

Genuine Cabin Filters

Introduction to Cabin Filters:

The air quality inside a vehicle interior can be up to six times more polluted compared to the air we breathe walking along the pavement. The purpose of the Cabin Filter is to prevent contaminants such as dust, dirt, soot and pollen entering the vehicle's interior via the heating and ventilation system.

Pollution Filters provide the same protection and in addition also protect against pollution such as exhaust fumes, odours, polluting gases, agricultural fertilisers, sewage treatment plants, screenwash and ozone.

Benefits of Genuine Cabin Filters:

  • Absorption capacity – High dirt absorption capacity efficiency is ensured by large filter surface area
  • Activated carbon layer – Activated carbon layer to protect against pollution (Pollution Filter only)
  • Air flow resistance – Low air flow resistance minimises load on the vehicle's blower motor
  • Construction – Multi-layer non-woven fabric construction gives a constant high level of filter efficiency across the entire surface of the filter
  • Contaminant filtering – Filters out nearly 100% of dust, dirt and soot
  • Fresh air – Pollution filters remove odours such as exhaust fumes, polluting gases, agricultural fertilisers, sewage treatment plants, screenwash and ozone
  • Health and safety – An adequate supply of fresh air enhances driver concentration, eases allergy symptoms and helps prevent fatigue, teary eyes, headaches, nausea and sneezing while driving
  • Pollen filtering – Captures almost 99% of pollen during the high season
  • Quality standards – VW Standards that go beyond ISO, VDI and legislative requirements
  • Resistant – Resistant to high and low temperatures, humidity and chemicals such as road salt
  • Service life – Protection during the entire scheduled service interval
  • Visibility and safety – Reduces mist and fogging of windows to maintain excellent visibility.

Key Design Features:

  • Pre-filter – Removes large dust, dirt and soot particles
  • Micro-filter layer – The second layer removes small particles and even micrometre-size particulate matter, such as lung-damaging spores and pollen
  • Activated carbon layer – Filters out polluting gases such as exhaust fumes, odours, polluting gases, agricultural fertilisers, sewage treatment plants, screenwash and ozone (Pollution Filter only).

If you like our Genuine Cabin Filters, you may also like our…

  • Air Filter
  • Cleaning solution for air conditioning system
  • Engine Oil
  • Fuel Filter
  • Oil Filter
  • Sump Plug or Washer
  • Upgrade Standard Cabin Filter to Pollution Filter.

Genuine Brake Discs

Introduction to Genuine Brake Discs:

The braking system is the most important safety system of a vehicle. The wear rate of Brake Discs is determined by the type of driving, driving style of the driver and the quality of the Brake Pads and Brake Discs.

Lower quality Brake Discs can affect a vehicle's safety, its occupants, other road users and pedestrians due to increased stopping distances.

Fitting lower quality Brake Discs can be a false economy as they often have a much reduced service life compared to Genuine Brake Discs.

Benefits of Genuine Brake Discs:

  • Crack resistant – Crack resistant for up to 500 emergency stops, one after the other
  • Deformation – Minimal thermal deformation after emergency stops to prevent the Brake Disc from warping
  • Driving comfort – No juddering, screeching, chattering, grinding or vibrations of the brake pedal due to brake judder
  • Durability tested – Extensive bench and driving tests covering over 310,000 miles in all types of weather during engineering phase
  • Extreme conditions – Reliable in heat, cold and heavy duty use
  • Model-specific fit – Designed to the model-specific vehicle weight, engine output power and top speed
  • Quality standards – VW Standards that go beyond ISO and legislative requirements
  • Resistance to pollutants – High resistance to chemicals such as road salt, brake fluid, fuel and other environmental influences
  • Safety – Optimum braking performance and shorter vehicle stopping distances
  • Service life – Optimum service life when used in conjunction with Genuine Brake Pads
  • Temperature resistant – Resistant from approximately 800°C to 1000°C
  • Vehicle design – Optimally designed interplay with other components of the brake and suspension system.

Key Design Features:

  • Material – Manufactured from cast iron or cast steel (selected hubs are manufactured from specific lightweight alloy)
  • Temperature resistant – High temperature resistance
  • Dimensional stability – 100% minimal tolerances
  • Cooling air ducts – Flow-optimised air ducts for maximum cooling (vented discs only).

If you like our Genuine Brake Discs, you may also like our…

  • Brake Cleaner
  • Brake Discs and Pad Kits (Audi only)
  • Brake Discs Securing Screws
  • Brake Pad Lubricating Grease
  • Brake Pads
  • Rear Hub Seals (selected vehicles)
  • Wear Indicators (selected vehicles).

Genuine Exhaust Silencers

Introduction to Exhaust Silencers:

The purpose of an Exhaust Silencer is to reduce the noise from the engine combustion chamber and maintain maximum engine performance with optimum fuel economy.

Fitting lower quality Exhaust Silencers can be a false economy as they can often result in reduced engine performance and increased fuel consumption. Lower quality Exhaust Silencers also have a much reduced service life compared to Genuine Exhaust Silencers.

Benefits of Genuine Exhaust Silencers:

  • Condensate extraction – Removes condensation through the tail pipe to significantly reduce rusting from the inside of the silencer
  • Corrosion resistance – Manufactured using high-grade stainless steel and hot-dip aluminised steel increases the resistance to rust
  • Driving comfort – High grade materials and optimum material strength prevents exhaust gases finding their way into the vehicle interior and decreases exhaust noise
  • Engine design – Designed in conjunction with other components of the exhaust system, including catalytic convertor and lambda probe
  • Engine performance – Thoroughly tested for back pressure to provide optimum engine performance
  • Engine-specific fit – Harmonic matching to the engine characteristics
  • Fitting – Accurate first time fit
  • Quality standards – VW Standards that go beyond ISO and legislative requirements
  • Safety – High grade materials and optimum material strength prevents exhaust gases leaking and exhaust components dropping off the vehicle
  • Service life – Genuine Exhaust Silencers have a long service life of approximately 8 to 10 years
  • Silencing properties – Optimum acoustic silencing.

Key Design Features:

  • Driving situations – To ensure the silencer is fully functional with increased condensate during frequent short-distance driving
  • Exhaust gas flow – To ensure that the silencing process maintains optimum engine power and fuel consumption
  • Functionality – To ensure the silencer is fully functional during its entire life
  • Noise prevention – To ensure that a defined noise level is not exceeded
  • Silencer set ups – Comprises of one or more silencers (front, middle and rear silencers)
  • Silencer types:
    • Absorption chamber silencers
    • Sound waves are directed into a porous material (absorbent wool). This destroys part of the sound energy, this is perceived as noise reduction
    • Reflection chamber – Uses baffles that are placed in the path of the sound waves. The sound waves are reflected and deflected. This process partially cancels each other out
    • Reflection-absorption (combined)
    • Design combination of reflection and absorption chamber silencers.

If you like our Genuine Exhaust Silencers, you may also like our…

  • Exhaust Clamps
  • Exhaust Hangers
  • Fixing Bolts.

Genuine Exchange Parts

Introduction to Genuine Exchange Parts:

Genuine Exchange Parts are remanufactured from Genuine Parts and offer substantial savings compared to Genuine Parts. Cost savings are achieved by using an extensive disassembly process and by expanding the tolerance range of used parts. We offer a wide range of Genuine Exchange Parts, including over 15,000 part numbers from the following product groups:

Engine and related parts:

  • Air Conditioning Compressors
  • Catalytic Converters
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Diesel Particulate Filters
  • Engines
  • Fuel Distributors
  • Ignition Distributors
  • Injector Pumps
  • Injectors
  • Oil Coolers
  • Superchargers
  • Turbochargers
  • Vacuum Pumps
  • Water Pumps.

Transmission and related parts:

  • Clutch Kits
  • CV Joint Kits
  • Driveshafts
  • Final Drive Units
  • Flywheels
  • Gearboxes
  • Mechatronics
  • Torque Converters
  • Valve Bodies.

Brake and Steering related parts:

  • Brake Calipers
  • Brake Shoes
  • Power Steering Pumps
  • Steering Racks.

Electrics and body parts:

  • Alternators
  • Cabriolet Hoods
  • Control Units
  • Instrument Clusters
  • Navigation Systems
  • Radios
  • Starter Motors.

Benefits of Genuine Exchange Parts:

Re-manufactured in accordance with Formula Q, Volkswagen Group's strict quality assurance system (Volkswagen Group monitors the entire production process at its own or suppliers' manufacturing facilities)

  • Volkswagen Genuine Exchange Parts are re-manufactured and NOT reconditioned
  • Volkswagen Group have been re-manufacturing parts since 1947
  • All components that cannot be re-manufactured are replaced with new Genuine Parts
  • All wearing parts are replaced with new Genuine Parts
  • Attractive prices thanks to savings in energy and materials
  • Substantial price savings compared to new parts (when the old part is returned)
  • Identical in quality to parts used in new-vehicle production
  • Advancements in the technical engineering of series-produced components are applied to the manufacturing process
  • High availability including older models
  • Reduced repair costs as a result of optimum fit
  • Gives the lowest cost of ownership over the vehicle's life
  • Helps to ensure that the value of the vehicle is retained
  • Same service life and performance as new parts
  • Important contribution to environmental protection
  • Fits first time, every time, saving you time and money in your workshop
  • Purchase with the same confidence as new parts
  • Same two-year warranty* as new parts, giving you and your customers peace of mind
  • Warranty claims can be made home or abroad with no upper claims limit.

*Excludes wear and tear.