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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → An economic driving style 

 → Driving in a fuel-efficient manner 

Fuel consumption, environmental impact and wear on the engine, brakes and tyres depend largely on three factors:

A few simple measures can help save fuel by up to 25%, depending on how you drive.

Active cylinder management (ACT®)

Depending on the vehicle equipment level, the vehicle may have active cylinder management (ACT®).

Active cylinder management (ACT®) can automatically deactivate individual engine cylinders in driving situations that require low power consumption. When a cylinder is deactivated, no fuel is injected into that cylinder, which can lead to an overall reduction in fuel consumption. The number of active cylinders can be shown in the instrument cluster display   .

WARNING

Adapt your speed and distance from the vehicles ahead to suit visibility, weather, road and traffic conditions.
Driving with respect for the environment
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An economic driving style
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Changing gear earlier In principle, the highest gear is always the most economical gear. A rule of thumb for most vehicle ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview – wiper motor and wiper frame
  Note The illustration shows fitting locations for LHD vehicles. Fitting locations for RHD vehicles are similar. 1 -  Wiper motor Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -  Bolts ...

Removing and installing speed sensors on front axle -G45-/-G47-
  Note Removal and installation is described for the front left speed sensor. Removal and installation of the front right speed sensor is analogous. Removing –  Raise vehicle. &n ...

Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out of wheels and tyres
Before you start balancing the wheels, the following requirements must be met. Tyre pressure must be OK. Tread must not be worn on one side. Tread depth should be at least 4 mm. T ...

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