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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Opening and closing the bonnet

Fig. 190 In the footwell on the driver side: lever for releasing the bonnet

Fig. 191 Release lever for opening the bonnet above the radiator grille

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Opening the bonnet

Closing the bonnet

If the bonnet is not closed, open it again and close it properly.

The bonnet sits flush with the body parts around it when it is closed properly. The indicator lamp in the instrument cluster will no longer be lit up   .

WARNING

If the bonnet is not closed properly, it can open suddenly while you are driving and completely obscure your view of the road. This can lead to accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

Checklist
The following steps should always be carried out in the specified order before working in the engine compartment  : Park the vehicle on a level and stable surface. Depress and hold t ...

Engine oil
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Other materials:

Filling the tank with petrol, diesel or E85
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Removing and installing ignition/starter switch
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Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls, LHD vehicles
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