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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamps  

 → Ignition lock  

 → Starter button  

 → Starting the engine  

 → Stopping the engine  

 → Electronic immobilizer  

 → Engine preheating  

Notes in this chapter concerning the automatic gearbox are applicable both for the automatic gearbox and the dual clutch gearbox DSG®.

Immobilizer display

If the vehicle key is not valid or there is a fault in the system, this will be displayed in the instrument cluster. The engine cannot be started.

Push-starting or tow-starting

For technical reasons, your vehicle must not be push-started or tow-started. Use jump leads to another vehicle instead.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Switching the engine off while the vehicle is moving makes it more difficult to stop the vehicle. This can lead to loss of control of the vehicle and to accidents and severe injuries.

WARNING

The risk of serious injury can be reduced with the engine running or when starting the engine.

WARNING

The components of the exhaust system become very hot. This can cause fires and serious injuries.
Starting and stopping the engine
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Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Solution Diesel engine is preheating ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - air duct and air distribution in passenger compartment
  Note The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle.     1 -  Air duct for defroster vent Removing and installing → Chapter. 2 -  Air duct f ...

Reservoir
The reservoir collects the vaporised and gaseous mixture coming from the evaporator to ensure the air conditioner compressor receives only gaseous refrigerant. Gaseous refrigerant is formed from the vapour. Refrigerant oil flowing in the ...

2-pack MS matt clear coat
Designation: 2-pack MS matt clear coat -L2K 769 020 A2- Issued 08.2013 Product description 2-pack MS clear coat is a matt clear coat from the 2-pack acrylic system. ...

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