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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:

Stowing items of luggage
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Always stow all items of luggage in the vehicle securely. Distribute items in the vehicle, on the roof and on the trailer as evenly as possible. Place heavy objects as far forward in the luggage compartment as p ...

Indicator lamps and fuel gauge
Fig. 187 In the instrument cluster: fuel gauge for petrol and diesel First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Needle position   Possible cause   Solution Red mark ...

Removing and installing rear 3-point seat belt, estate, without belt tensioner
Removing –  Remove bench seat → Chapter. –  Remove rear seat backrest → Chapter. –  Remove D-pillar trim → Chapter. ...

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