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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:

Assembly overview – special add-on parts, “R”
1 -  Front bumper cover “R” → Chapter 2 -  Emblems on radiator grille “R” → Chapter 3 -  Rear lettering “R” → Chapter 4 -  R ...

Checking seat belts
  WARNING The seat belt system must be inspected systematically after every accident! If damage is determined at any of the points to be checked, customer must be informed regarding necessity of changing belt ...

Cleaning seat belts
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Large particles of dirt on the automatic belt prevent it from rolling back properly and thus from working effectively. The seat belts must never be removed for cleaning purposes. Remove dirt with a soft brush  . ...

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