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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Catalytic converter

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The catalytic converter is used for exhaust gas post-treatment and helps to reduce exhaust emissions. To help ensure long-term functionality in the exhaust system and the catalytic converter:

If you notice misfiring, uneven running or loss of power when the vehicle is moving, reduce speed immediately. The vehicle should be inspected at the nearest qualified workshop. If this happens, unburnt fuel can enter the exhaust system and escape into the atmosphere. The catalytic converter can also be damaged by overheating.

Even when the exhaust purification system is working perfectly, there may be a smell of sulphur from the exhaust in some conditions. This depends on the sulphur content of the fuel being used.

Indicator lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Solution Engine management syste ...

Diesel particulate filter
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The diesel particulate filter filters out soot particles in the exhaust gas. The soot particles are collected in the filte ...

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Overview of fitting locations - front control motors, Climatronic, RHD vehicles
1 -  Control motor for fresh air and air recirculation flap and air flow flap -V425- With potentiometer for fresh air/recirculated air and air flow flap control motor -G644-. Checking: with vehicle diagnostic tester ...

Rear brakes
Rear brakes FNc-M38 (15”):   Item PR No.   1KE / 1KV 1 Brake caliper FNc-M38 (15”) 2 Brake pad, thickness mm 11 Brake pad, wear limi ...

Removing and installing headlight dipped beam bulb (LED)
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Front-end hook -3370-   Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-   ...

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