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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Controls for the air conditioning system  

 → Operation via the infotainment system  

 → Controls for the heating and fresh air system  

 → Information on the air conditioning system  

 → Vents  

 → Air recirculation mode  

The dust and pollen filter

The dust and pollen filter with activated charcoal reduces the level of impurities in the outside air entering the vehicle.

The dust and pollen filter must be changed regularly to avoid impairing the performance of the air conditioning system.

The dust and pollen filter must be changed more frequently than stated in the service schedule if the efficiency of the filter declines prematurely due to the vehicle being used in areas with high levels of air pollution.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Poor visibility through all windows increases the risk of collisions and accidents, which can cause serious injuries.

WARNING

Stale air can quickly make the driver tired and affect their concentration, which in turn can cause collisions, accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

If the cooling system is switched off, the outside air that is drawn into the vehicle is not dehumidified. To prevent the windows misting over, Volkswagen recommends that you leave the air conditioning (compressor) switched on. Press the button. The indicator lamp in the button must light up.

Maximum heat output, which is needed to defrost the windows as quickly as possible, is only available when the engine has reached its operating temperature.

Keep the air intake slots in front of the windscreen free of snow, ice and leaves to ensure heating and cooling is not impaired, and to prevent the windows from misting over.

Heating, ventilating, cooling
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Controls for the air conditioning system
Fig. 181 In the centre console: air conditioning controls (manual) Fig. 182 In the centre console: Climatronic controls First read and observe the introductory information and safety warning ...

Other materials:

General description of Midtronics -INC 940- battery tester
Batteries in VW vehicles may only be charged with battery chargers approved by VW. In the USA/Canada, it is permitted for the Midtronics -INC 940- battery charger to be used. Midtronics -INC 940- battery charger combines battery charging ...

Radar sensor
Fig. 174 In the front bumper: radar sensor First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings A radar sensor is fitted to the front bumper to monitor the traffic situation  . Vehicles travelling ahead can thus be detected up to a distance of approximately 120 m. T ...

Checking pressures in refrigerant circuit (using air conditioner service station)
  Note Check the cooling performance. The air conditioning system is operating correctly if the air emerging from the vent on the dashboard is at a temperature of 7oC or less. Set the Climatronic to: “LO”. ...

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