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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Exterior mirrors

Fig. 94 In the driver door: rotary knob for the exterior mirrors

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings
When the ignition is switched on, turn the rotary knob to the desired position:
Fold exterior mirrors into the body electrically  .
Switch on the exterior mirror heating. Heats only at ambient temperatures below +20°C (+68°F).
Set the left exterior mirror to the front, rear, right or left by moving the rotary knob.
Set the right exterior mirror to the front, rear, right or left by moving the rotary knob.
Neutral position. Exterior mirrors are folded out, exterior window heating is switched off. It is not possible to adjust the exterior mirrors.

Synchronised mirror adjustment

Automatic anti-dazzle exterior mirror on the driver side

The automatic anti-dazzle exterior mirror is controlled together with the automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror   .

Storing front passenger exterior mirror settings for reversing

Selecting the settings for the front passenger exterior mirror

WARNING

Injuries can be sustained if you do not take care when folding the exterior mirrors in and out.

WARNING

Incorrectly estimating the distance from vehicles travelling behind you can cause accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

The exterior mirror heating should be switched off when it is no longer needed. Otherwise fuel will be wasted.

Initially, the exterior mirror heating will heat at maximum temperature. After approximately two minutes, the temperature will be adjusted according to the ambient temperature.

If there is a fault, the electric exterior mirrors can be adjusted by hand by pressing on the outside of the mirror.

Interior mirror
Fig. 92 On the windscreen: automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror Fig. 93 On the windscreen: manual anti-dazzle interior mirror First read and observe the introductory information and safety ...

Transporting
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Spare wheel or temporary spare wheel
Fig. 203 In the luggage compartment: handwheel for securing the spare wheel First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Removing the spare wheel Open the tailgate and lift up the luggage compartment floor until it is held in position by the side restraints ...

Removing and installing window winder
Removing –  Slide spacer ring -2- in -direction of arrow a- and pull window winder off window lifter mechanism -arrow b-. Installing –  Slide on spacer and press window winder onto window lifter mechanism. ...

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 shifte ...

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