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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Description of the central locking system  

 → Locking and unlocking the vehicle from the outside  

 → Locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside  

 → Locking and unlocking the vehicle with  

 → SAFELOCK mechanism  

 → Anti-theft alarm  

 → Interior monitoring system and anti-tow alarm  

The central locking system will only work correctly when all doors and the tailgate are properly closed. The vehicle cannot be locked with the key if the driver door is open.

In vehicles with the Keyless Access locking and starting system, the vehicle can only be locked when the ignition has been switched off and the driver door is closed.

If the vehicle is unlocked and not used for a long time (e.g. in your own garage) the vehicle battery could discharge or the engine may not start.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Improper use of the central locking system could lead to serious injury.
Central locking system
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Description of the central locking system
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The central locking system enables you to lock and unlock all the doors, the tailgate and tank flap from one central point ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing drive shaft, left drive shaft, constant velocity joints VL100 and VL107, except for e-Golf
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-   Press tool -T10520- ...

Dismantling and assembling heater and air conditioning unit
  Note There are different designs and makes of heater and air conditioning unit. The individual components of the various heaters and air conditioning units are similar but not identical. The combined fitting of different makes of component ...

Dimensions - lettering on rear lid, “GTI/GTD”
  Note When fitting the lettering, observe the fitting notes → Anchor. 1 -  Lettering Model designation 2 -  Height dimension 75.5 ± 1 mm, from lower edge of lettering to tail light. ...

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