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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:

Removing and installing short centre underbody cover
  Note The removal and installation procedures may have to be modified slightly depending on engine fitted. Removing Unclip spreader river -2- and remove centre underbody panels. –  Remove bolt -3-. Installi ...

Removing and installing flap for charging bay
Removing     –  Removing radiator grille → Chapter –  Remove bolts -2-. –  Push flap for charging bay -1- towards side, -arrow a-. ...

Masking areas, rear body
Masking areas, rear underbody A -  No sealant on threads or contact surfaces. B -  Threads waxed D -  Threads free of surfacer and top-coat paint (joint surface may be painted) E -  ...

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