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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

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A camera in the tailgate helps the driver when reversing or manoeuvring the vehicle. The camera picture and the orientation lines projected by the system are displayed on the screen of the factory-fitted radio or navigation system.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Using cameras to estimate the distance from obstacles (people, other vehicles etc.) is inaccurate and can cause accidents and severe injuries.

WARNING

The technology of the reverse assist system cannot overcome the laws of physics or system-related vehicle limitations. Careless or unintentional use of the reverse assist system can cause accidents and severe injuries. The system is not a substitute for the full concentration of the driver.

NOTICE

Rear Assist
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General information
Fig. 155 In the tailgate: location of the camera for the reverse assist system (Rear Assist) Fig. 156 Reverse assist system display First read and observe the introductory information and saf ...

Other materials:

Hydraulic system
General notes on brake fluid Only use new brake fluid conforming to VW standard (VW 501 14).   Note Brake fluid is poisonous. Also due to its corrosive effect brake fluid must not come into c ...

Trailer stabilisation
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Trailer stabilisation is a subsidiary function of the electronic stabilisation programme (ESC). The trailer stabilisation function can detect if an attached trailer is starting to lurch from side to side. If a lurching ...

Anti-corrosion treatment
  Caution Missing anti-corrosion treatment results in damage to the onboard supply.   Note All threaded connections must be tightened to specified torque. ...

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