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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Changing gear using Tiptronic

Fig. 138 Selector lever in Tiptronic position (left-hand drive). The controls are mirrored for right-hand drive vehicles

Fig. 139 Steering wheel with two paddles for Tiptronic

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Using Tiptronic, the gears can be shifted up and down manually in an automatic gearbox. The gear that is currently selected will be maintained when the Tiptronic programme is selected. This remains the case until the system does not perform a gear change due to the current driving situation.

Operating Tiptronic with the selector lever

Operating Tiptronic with the paddles

Tiptronic is automatically deactivated if the selector paddles are not operated for some time and the selector lever is not in the Tiptronic gate.

NOTICE

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