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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 - drive shaft, constant velocity joint VL100
1 -  Outer constant velocity joint Renew only as complete unit Removing → Anchor. Installing: drive onto shaft to stop using plastic hammer Checking → Chapter 2&nb ...

Classification of extraction and charging devices in groups
Group 3: Portable extraction and charging devices linking the air conditioning system to a fixed compressed gas container. The fixed compressed gas container is charged with refrigerant or refrigerant/oil mixture. The po ...

Removing and installing refrigerant shut-off valve for heater and air conditioner unit -N541
Removing –  Observe safety precautions → Chapter „Safety precautions when handling refrigerants“. –  Comply with notes → Chapter „Working on refrigerant circuit“. ...

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