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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Indicator lamps and fuel gauge

Fig. 187 In the instrument cluster: fuel gauge for petrol and diesel

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings
Lit up Needle position
Possible cause   Solution
Red marking (arrow) Fuel tank nearly empty.
Reserve quantity is being used   .
Fill the tank as soon as possible  .
The tank cap is not closed properly. Stop the vehicle and close the tank cap properly.

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.

When the indicator lamp lights up, the supplementary heating system and fuel-powered auxiliary heater switch off automatically.

WARNING

Driving the vehicle when the fuel level is too low could lead to your vehicle breaking down in traffic, accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

The small arrow next to the petrol pump symbol   in the display instrument shows you the side of the vehicle on which the tank flap is located.

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Indicator lamps and fuel gauge    → Filling the tank with petrol, diesel or E85    → Things to note for die ...

Filling the tank with petrol, diesel or E85
Fig. 188 Open tank flap with tank cap attached to the holder First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Switch off the engine, ignition, mobile telephone and aux ...

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