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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Indicator lamps and fuel gauge  

 → Filling the tank with petrol, diesel or E85  

 → Things to note for diesel vehicles  

 → Capacities  

 → Checks when filling the tank  

The fuel cap is located at the rear right-hand side of the vehicle.

Bioethanol powered vehicles can either run on petrol (RON 95) or on bioethanol E85, and on all mixtures of these two fuels. The proportion of bioethanol contained in the fuel must not exceed 85%   . The procedure for refilling the vehicle is the same as for refilling with petrol   .

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Filling the tank incorrectly and incorrect handling of fuel can cause explosions, fire and serious burns and injuries.

WARNING

For safety reasons, Volkswagen does not recommend carrying a spare fuel canister in the vehicle. Fuel can spill out of the full or empty canister and catch fire, especially in the event of an accident. This could cause explosions, fire and injuries.

NOTICE

Fuels can pollute the environment. Any spilt service fluids must be cleaned up and disposed of properly.

The tank flap cannot be opened manually. Seek expert assistance if necessary.

Filling the tank
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Indicator lamps and fuel gauge
Fig. 187 In the instrument cluster: fuel gauge for petrol and diesel First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing frequency modulation (FM) frequency filter -R178-/-R179-
  Note Removal and installation of the frequency modulation (FM) frequency filter in negative wiring -R178- are described for the right side. Removal and installation of the frequency modulation (FM) frequency filter in positive wiring -R179- for ...

Curtain airbags
Fig. 74 On the left-hand side of the vehicle: location and deployment zone of the curtain airbag First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings In the interior, a curtain airbag is fitted above the doors on both the driver and front passenger sides  . The airbag ...

Removing tyre from wheel
Tyres which have been filled or sealed using tyre sealant must be drained before removal.   Caution Avoid eye and skin contact with tyre sealant. It is a ...

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