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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Sockets in the vehicle  

Electrical equipment can be connected to the sockets in the vehicle.

The devices connected must be in good condition and fault-free.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Improper use of the sockets and electrical accessories can cause fires and severe injuries.

NOTICE

Do not leave the engine running when the vehicle is stationary.

Using electrical appliances with the engine switched off and the ignition switched on will drain the battery.

Unshielded devices can cause interference with radio reception and vehicle electronics.

Interference of AM radio reception could occur if electric devices are used in the vicinity of the rear window aerial.

Electrical sockets
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Sockets in the vehicle
Fig. 125 In the rear section of the centre console: 12-volt socket Fig. 126 In the luggage compartment: 12-volt socket First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings ...

Other materials:

Separating and connecting Bowden cable for remote release mechanism for seat backrest
  Note The separating and connecting procedures are described for the left side of the vehicle. The separating and connecting procedures on the right side are analogous.     Detaching ...

Engine cooling
Since higher demands are placed on the engine cooling system when a trailer is being towed, the cooling system is uprated in conjunction with factory fitted towing attachments if this is a technical necessity. This is carried out, for example, by install ...

General description
  Caution If excessive force is exerted on sockets without illumination, the retaining sleeve may be damaged. Only illuminated sockets (cigarette lighter) can be removed with the pull ...

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