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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Checklist

When the hazard warning lights are switched on, for example if the vehicle is being towed, a change in direction or lane change can still be indicated by operating the turn signal. The warning lights will be interrupted temporarily.

Switch on the hazard warning lights:

Always follow local regulations for the use of the hazard warning lights.

If the hazard warning lights are not working, use an alternative method of drawing attention to the broken-down vehicle. This method must comply with traffic legislation.

WARNING

Ignoring any of the items on this important safety checklist can lead to accidents and severe injuries.

WARNING

The components of the exhaust system become very hot. This can cause fires and serious injuries.

The vehicle battery will discharge if the hazard warning lights are left on over a long period of time – even when the ignition is switched off.

If you brake hard at speeds over approximately 80 km/h (50 mph), the brake lights will flash to warn the traffic behind. If you then continue to brake, the hazard warning lights will be switched on automatically at speeds under approximately 10 km/h (6 mph). The brake light will light up steadily. Once the vehicle starts to accelerate, the hazard warning lights will switch off again.

Making you and your vehicle safe
Fig. 207 In the middle of the dash panel: hazard warning light button First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsObserve any legislation concerning the safety of brok ...

First aid kit, warning triangle and fire extinguisher
Fig. 208 In the tailgate: holder for the warning triangle First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsHigh-visibility waistcoat In some vehicles there is a stowage c ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing reversing light bulb
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way. Removing –  Turn light switch to “0” position. ...

Removing and installing air recirculation flap control motor -V113-, LHD vehicles
Heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls Special tools and workshop equipment required Vehicle diagnostic tester   Note The control motor has end stops wi ...

Necessity of wheel alignment, multi-link suspension
Wheel alignment is necessary if: The vehicle does not handle properly. Vehicle has been involved in an accident and components have been renewed. Axle components are removed or renewed. ...

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