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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:

Special pliers with insert
The special pliers without insert -VAS 1978/1- with insert for special pliers -VAS 1978/2- is part of the wiring harness repair set -VAS 1978- and is used to crimp connectors during wiring harness repairs.   ...

Assembly overview - brake caliper FS III
When carrying out repairs, install all parts supplied in repair kit. Use only methylated spirits for cleaning the brake. Apply thin coat of lithium grease -G 052 150 A2- to brake cylinder, piston and seal. 1 -  Dust cap ...

Removing and installing bulbs for cornering light -L148-/-L149-
  Note Left cornering light bulb -L148- and right cornering light bulb -L149- are only fitted on gas discharge headlights. Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right ...

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