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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Coming Home and Leaving Home functions (orientation lighting)

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First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The Coming Home function is switched on manually. However, the Leaving Home function is controlled automatically by a twilight sensor.

Coming Home Action
Switching on – Switch off the ignition.
– Operate the headlight flasher for approximately one second   .
The Coming Home lights are switched on when the driver door is opened. The switch-off delay starts when the last vehicle door or the tailgate has been closed.
Switching off – Occurs automatically once the set switch-off delay has elapsed.
– Occurs automatically if another vehicle door or the tailgate is opened within approximately 30 seconds of it being switched on.
– Turn the light switch to position .
– Switch on the ignition.
Leaving Home Action
Switching on – Unlock the vehicle when the light sensor is in position and the twilight sensor that it is dark.
Switching off – Occurs automatically once the switch-off delay has elapsed.
– Lock the vehicle.
– Turn the light switch to position .
– Switch on the ignition.

Surround lighting in the exterior mirrors

The surround lighting in the exterior mirrors lights up the area directly around the doors while you are entering or exiting the vehicle. It is switched on when the vehicle is unlocked, when opening the driver door or when the Coming Home or Leaving Home lighting function is active. If the vehicle is equipped with a light sensor, the surround lighting in the exterior mirrors will only be switched on when it is dark.

The length of the switch-off delay can be adjusted, or the function can be activated or deactivated, using the button and the and Light function buttons in the infotainment system   .

When the Coming Home function is switched on, no acoustic warning will sound when the driver door is opened to remind you that a light is still switched on.

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