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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 ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing window regulator
Special tools and workshop equipment required           Note Removal and installation are described only for the left window regulator. Removal and installation of the ...

Refrigerant circuit seals
Renew seals. Moisten seals with refrigerant oil before installing. Ensure proper seating of seals on the pipe or in the groove. Work in a completely clean environment (the smallest particles ...

Frontal collisions and the laws of physics
Fig. 59 Unbelted occupants in a vehicle heading for a brick wall Fig. 60 Unbelted occupants in a vehicle striking a brick wall First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The physical principles involved in a frontal collision are relatively simple. As soon ...

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