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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:

Removing and installing seat trim on tunnel side
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate. Special tools and workshop equipment required     ...

Releasing gas from gas strut
Clamp gas strut in vice in area x = 50 mm.   WARNING Wear protective goggles when sawing. Cover area of saw cut with a cloth. Dispose ...

Opening the tailgate
Fig. 36 In the vehicle key: button for unlocking and opening the tailgate Fig. 37 Opening the tailgate from the outside First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings It will not be possible to open the tailgate if, for example, bicycles are mounted on a carrier ...

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