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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Attaching the mounts and roof carrier 

 → Loading the roof carrier  

The roof of the vehicle has been designed for optimum aerodynamic effect. It is therefore no longer possible to attach conventional roof carrier systems to a rain channel on the roof.

As the rain channels have been integrated into the roof for better aerodynamics, only mounts or roof carriers approved by Volkswagen can be used.

When should the roof carrier be removed?

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

When transporting heavy or bulky objects in the roof carrier, the vehicle's handling will change due to a shift in the centre of gravity and an increased susceptibility to crosswinds.

NOTICE

Driving with a fitted roof carrier will increase air resistance and thus increase fuel consumption.

Roof carrier
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Attaching the mounts and roof carrier
Fig. 105 Attachment points for the mounts and roof carrier on 2-door vehicles Fig. 106 Attachment points for the mounts and roof carrier on 4-door vehicles First read and observe the introduct ...

Other materials:

Back massage function
Fig. 54 In the lower area of the driver seat: button for back massage function First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings When the back massage function is switched on, the lumbar support moves and massages the lumbar region. The in/out position of the lumbar ...

Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension
1 -  Bolt Renew after removing 50 Nm +45° 2 -  Shock absorber Removing and installing → Chapter Note correct installation position of cable tie fastener. ...

Auto Hold function
Fig. 146 In lower part of centre console: button for Auto Hold First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The indicator lamp in the button   (arrow) lights up when the function is switched on. When switched on, the Auto Hold function automatical ...

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