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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:

System limits
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The area monitoring system (Front Assist) has physical and system-related limits. The driver may therefore feel that, in certain circumstances, some Front Assist reactions occur unexpectedly or with a delay. You should t ...

Routing and securing lines
Risk of damage to lines Lines may become damaged by moving or hot components. –  Route lines in their original positions. –  Ensure that there is sufficient clearance to moving or hot components.   ...

Assembly overview - foot rest and floor covering, LHD vehicles
1 -  Foot rest Removing and installing → Chapter Must fully engage into bracket. 2 -  Nut Qty. 3 2 Nm 3 -  Bracket Removing and installing → Chapter 4&nbs ...

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