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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamps  

 → Information on steering 

The power steering is not hydraulic. It is an electromechanical system. The advantage of this steering system is that no hydraulic hoses, hydraulic oil, pumps, filter or other parts are required. The electromechanical system reduces fuel consumption. A hydraulic system requires constant oil pressure in the system, whereas an electromechanical steering system only needs an energy supply while steering.

The power steering provided by the electromechanical steering system automatically adjusts to the vehicle speed, steering wheel torque and steering wheel angle. The electromechanical steering only functions when the engine is running.

In vehicles with Driving Mode Selection, the selected driving mode (Driving Mode Selection) can affect the swivelling motion of the lights   .

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

If the power steering is not working, the steering wheel is difficult to turn, which makes it difficult to steer the vehicle.
Steering
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Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Solution Electromechanical steering ...

Other materials:

Stowing items of luggage
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Always stow all items of luggage in the vehicle securely. Distribute items in the vehicle, on the roof and on the trailer as evenly as possible. Place heavy objects as far forward in the luggage compartment as p ...

Removing and installing mounting bracket, RHD vehicles
Removing –  Remove wiper arms → Electrical system; Rep. gr.92. –  Remove plenum chamber cover → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.50. ...

Wiring open circuit with two repair positions
Repair position with interlinked wire. –  Place the wire to be repaired to the side at two points (about 20 cm to both sides of the relevant repair position). –  If necessary, unbind the wiring harnes ...

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