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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Parking

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Please adhere to relevant legislation when stopping and parking your vehicle.

Stopping the vehicle

The steps should only be carried out in the specified order.

Additional points for ascending and descending inclines

Before switching off the engine, turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels will roll against the kerb if the parked vehicle starts to move.

WARNING

The components of the exhaust system become very hot. This can cause fires and serious injuries.

WARNING

Exiting the vehicle incorrectly when the selector lever is not in position P (in an automatic gearbox) can cause the vehicle to roll away. This can cause accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

Electronic parking brake
Fig. 141 In lower part of centre console: button for the electronic parking brake First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The electronic parking brake replaces ...

Information on the brakes
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings New brake pads cannot generate the full braking effect during the first 200 to 300 km and must first be run in  . Howeve ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing front footwell light -K268-, driver side
Removing     –  Using a flat screwdriver, press in locking lug -1- at point indicated by arrow -A-. –  Lever out footwell light -2-. –& ...

Removing and installing rear interior light/reading light
Removing   Caution Danger of damage to component surfaces. When using leverage tools, mask visible areas of the component with commercially available adhesive tape. ...

Lowering rear axle, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-   Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- ...

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