How to Clean a Volkswagen Infotainment Screen

July 19th, 2019 by

A touchscreen infotainment system is one of the most-popular features on new vehicles. Volkswagen models come equipped with the Car-Net infotainment system that allows users to access entertainment and vehicle information. As you use your Car-Net system, it’s inevitable that the display will pick up some fingerprints. If you are looking to learn how to clean a Volkswagen infotainment system, there are a few important things to keep in mind.

Most infotainment systems utilize screens LCD screens. It is important to utilize a proper cleaner that will not damage the screens. Some household cleaners contain strong chemicals and are not safe to use on the infotainment system screen. Use a cleaner designed for LCD screens. It’s also recommended to avoid paper towels or other rough cloths.

Volkswagen Infotainment System Cleaning Steps

Before cleaning, make sure the infotainment system is off. Pushing on the screen when the system is on can damage the pixels in the display.

Wet a microfiber cloth with the appropriate cleaner and gently wipe the display. Do not press hard and always use a wet cloth.

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More information about how to properly clean and care for your Volkswagen can be found in the vehicle’s owner’s manual. If you no longer have your owner’s manual, you can look it up online here using your VIN.

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Our service team at Compass Volkswagen is also ready to help you with any vehicle care or service questions. You can get in touch with us or schedule a service appointment right here on the Volkswagen website. Regular service can help you keep your Volkswagen in the best condition possible for the years ahead.