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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:

Working on airbag system
  WARNING When work is performed on the airbag system (pyrotechnical components, airbag control unit -J234-, wiring) the battery earth strap must be disconnected when the ignition is switched on. ...

Fitting the front towing eye
Fig. 246 In the right-hand side of the front bumper: removing the cover Fig. 247 Front bumper, right-hand side: screwing in the towing eye First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe towing eye is screwed into a threaded hole behind a cover on the right of ...

Removing and installing mirror trim
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783   Note Removal and installation are described only for the left mirror trim. The right side is simi ...

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