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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Jump lead connection point (earth connection)

 → How to start the engine using jump leads

If the engine fails to start because the vehicle battery is flat, the flat battery can be connected to the battery of another vehicle to start the engine. Before using jump leads, check the window on the vehicle battery .

Jump leads must comply with DIN 72553 (see manufacturer's documentation). The wire cross section must be at least 25 mm2 for petrol engines and at least 35 mm2 for diesel engines.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Using the jump leads incorrectly or completing the jump start procedure incorrectly can cause the battery to explode, which can lead to severe injuries. Please note the following in order to reduce the risk of the battery exploding:

NOTICE

Please note the following in order to avoid considerable damage to the vehicle electrical system:
Starting the engine with jump leads
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Jump lead connection point (earth connection)
Fig. 243 In the engine compartment: jump lead (earth connection) ㊀ First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsJump lead (earth connection) for connecting the black ...

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