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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:

Fixing position of subframe, multi-link suspension, front-wheel drive, except for e-Golf and Golf GTE
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Locating pins -T10096-   Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- ...

Brake lines
Repairing brake lines The flanging tool for brake lines -VAS 6056- can be used to flange brake lines with an outer pipe diameter of 5 mm without damaging the coating. In certain cases, this allows sections of brake lines to be renew ...

Assembly overview - towing bracket
  Note   Minor differences will be encountered on removal and installation, depending on version.   The specified torques refer only to factory-installed towing brackets.   Request torque spe ...

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