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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → The dangers of assuming an incorrect sitting position  

 → Correct sitting position  

 → Mechanical controls on the front seat  

 → Electrical controls on the front seats  

 → Adjusting the head restraints  

 → Removing and fitting head restraints  

 → Adjusting the steering wheel position  

 → Centre armrest  

Number of seats

The vehicle has a total of 5 seats: 2 at the front and 3 at the rear. Each seat is equipped with a seat belt.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Assuming an incorrect sitting position in the vehicle can increase the risk of severe or fatal injuries during a sudden driving or braking manoeuvre, in the event of a collision or accident, or if the airbags are triggered.

WARNING

Always adjust seats, seat belts and head restraints to their correct position before any journey and ensure that all passengers have fastened their seat belt.

WARNING

Incorrect adjustment of the seats can cause accidents and serious injuries.
Adjusting the seat position
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The dangers of assuming an incorrect sitting position
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If the seat belts are not worn or are worn incorrectly, the risk of severe or fatal injuries increases. Seat belts can onl ...

Other materials:

Lights, lamps, switches outside
Operation and safety notes for gas discharge bulbs –  If repairs are to be made to the headlight with gas discharge bulbs, observe the following: Notes on dangerous high voltage/currents →& ...

Using a mobile telephone in the vehicle without a connection to the external aerial
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Both during telephone calls and in standby mode, mobile telephones transmit and receive radio waves, which may also be termed "high-frequency energy". Current scientific literature warns us that radio waves can ...

Locking and unlocking the driver door manually
Fig. 209 Door handle on the driver door: covered lock cylinder First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsIf locked manually, all doors are locked. If unlocked manually, only the driver door is unlocked. Observe information on the anti-theft alarm . Fold th ...

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