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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Petrol  

 → Diesel  

 → Bioethanol (Ethylalcohol) 

Different engines require different fuels. The factory-fitted sticker on the inside of the tank flap indicates the fuel type that is required for your particular vehicle.

Volkswagen recommends using low-sulphur or sulphur-free fuels, to help reduce fuel consumption and prevent damage to the engine.

If the engine is not running smoothly or begins to judder, this can indicate poor or inadequate fuel quality, e.g. water in the fuel. If these symptoms appear, reduce the vehicle speed immediately and drive to the nearest qualified workshop at medium engine speeds, avoiding high engine loading. If these symptoms occur immediately after the vehicle has been refuelled, switch the engine off as soon as it is safe to do so and seek expert assistance. This can help to prevent further damage.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Incorrect handling of fuel can cause explosions, fire and serious burns and injuries.
Fuel
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Petrol
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Petrol types Fuels with a maximum ethanol content of 10% (E10) can be used for refuelling. Petrol types are categorised ...

Other materials:

Switching lights on and off
Fig. 82 Next to the steering wheel: examples of the various light switches First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Observe any country-specific regulations when using vehicle lighting. In vehicles with a factory-fitted towing bracket, the vehicle's re ...

Assembly overview - Bowden cable
1 -  Release lever In the interior 2 -  Frame In lock carrier trim   3 -  Grommet In cross panel.   4 -  Bowden cable From gearbox to release lever Forms o ...

Removing and installing valve, description of the valve
1. Valve body 1 -  Valve body 2 -  Valve core 3 -  Valve cap The rubber valve for tubeless tyres is designed to create an air-tight sea ...

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