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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Interior monitoring system and anti-tow alarm

Fig. 32 Next to the driver seat: button for switching off the interior monitoring system and anti-tow alarm

Fig. 33 In the roof console: sensors for the interior monitoring system

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The interior monitoring system will trigger an alarm if movement is detected inside the vehicle when the vehicle is locked.

The anti-tow alarm will be triggered if the vehicle is lifted.

Switching on the interior monitoring system and anti-tow alarm

Lock the vehicle using the vehicle key. When the anti-theft alarm is switched on, the interior monitoring system and the anti-tow alarm are also active.

When interior monitoring and the anti-tow alarm have been deactivated by pressing the button  , these functions can be reactivated by pressing the button again. The yellow indicator lamp goes out.

Switching off the interior monitoring system and anti-tow alarm

The orientation lighting in the button   must be lit up when switching the systems off. To switch the orientation lighting on, remove the vehicle key from the ignition lock and open the driver door.

The interior monitoring system and anti-tow alarm should therefore be switched off before the vehicle is locked in any of the following, or similar, situations:

Risk of false alarm

Interior monitoring can only work properly if the vehicle is completely closed. Comply with legal regulations. A false alarm can be triggered in any of the following circumstances:

If doors or the tailgate are still open when the anti-theft alarm is activated, only the anti-theft alarm is activated. Interior monitoring and the anti-tow alarm are not activated until all doors and the tailgate are closed.

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