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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Running-in  

 → Accessories and parts  

 → Service fluids and consumables  

 → Repairs and technical modifications  

 → Repairs and faults in the airbag system  

 → Retrofitting two-way radios  

 → Information stored in the control units  

 → Using a mobile telephone in the vehicle without a connection to the external aerial  

 → Vehicle lifting points  

 → Rodent proofing  

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Unsuitable spare parts and accessories, incorrectly carried out work, modifications and repairs can lead to damage to the vehicle and cause accidents and serious injuries.
Accessories, modifications, repairs and renewal of parts
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Running-in
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Please follow the regulations concerning running-in new parts. Running in a new engine Any new engine has to be run in d ...

Other materials:

Flat spots (from locking wheels)
Flat spots can result from an extreme brake application which causes the wheels to lock, so that the rubber is worn off at the contact patch between the tread and the road surface. As the tyres slide over the road surface, friction generates ...

Seam seals, middle body
  Note Seam seals made during repair work must be identical in appearance and thickness to the original seam seals. To avoid damage or faulty operation, brush seam seals smooth near attachments which must be attached. ...

Assembly overview - control unit and hydraulic unit, RHD vehicles
1 -  Brake line From secondary piston circuit of brake master cylinder to hydraulic unit. Identification: 6 mm in diameter and union nut with thread M 12 x 1 Repairing brake lines → Chapter ...

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