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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Notes on tow-starting

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Vehicles should not be tow-started wherever possible. Use jump leads to start the engine instead .

For technical reasons, the following vehicles cannot be tow-started:

However, if the vehicle still has to be tow-started (manual gearbox):

NOTICE

When tow-starting, unburnt fuel can enter the catalytic converter and damage it.
Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Notes on tow-starting  → Notes on towing  → Fitting the front towing eye  → Fitting the rear towing ey ...

Notes on towing
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsTow rope or tow bar It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - bonnet
1 -  Bonnet Removing and installing → Chapter Adjusting → Chapter 2 -  Adjustment buffer Qty. 2 3 -  Insulation Removing and installing → Chapter ...

Matching wheel rims and tyres
If necessary, eliminate flat spots caused by storage or handling → Chapter. –  Press tyre off wheel rim → Chapter. –  Rotate tyre by 180° relative to wheel rim. ...

Overview of the driver side
Fig. 5 Overview of the driver side (left-hand drive vehicles) Fig. 6 Overview of the driver side (right-hand drive vehicles) Key for   and  : Button for interior monitoring   Light switch   Daytime running lights or daytime headlights Automatic hea ...

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