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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Indicator lamps

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Partial or complete fault in the vehicle lightinga), excluding bend lighting. b) Change the corresponding bulb   or
If all bulbs are functioning, go to a qualified workshop.
The rear fog light is switched on.   .
The fog light is switched on.
Turn signal for the right or left.
The indicator lamp will flash twice as fast if one of the turn signals on the vehicle or trailer is not working.
If necessary, check the vehicle lights and the trailer lights.
Trailer turn signal.
The indicator lamp goes out if a trailer turn signal or all trailer lights stop working.
Check the trailer lighting as required.
Main beam is switched on or the headlight flasher is being operated.   .
Main beam assist switched on.   .

Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly as a functional check when the ignition is switched on. They will switch off after a few seconds.

WARNING

Failure to observe illuminated warning lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle breaking down in traffic, and can cause accident and serious injury.

NOTICE

Failure to observe illuminated indicator lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle being damaged.

a) A separate display appears in the instrument cluster if there is a bend lighting fault.

b) Displayed in colour on an instrument cluster with colour display.

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Indicator lamps    → Turn signal and main beam lever    → Switching lights on and off    → Light ...

Turn signal and main beam lever
Fig. 81 Turn signal and main beam lever First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Move the lever into the required position: Right turn signal  . With igni ...

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Centre cover
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Removing and installing exhaust system
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Removing tyre sealant
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