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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
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