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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:

Radar sensor
Fig. 174 In the front bumper: radar sensor First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings A radar sensor is fitted to the front bumper to monitor the traffic situation  . Vehicles travelling ahead can thus be detected up to a distance of approximately 120 m. T ...

Removing automatic distance control unit from and installing on retaining plate, variant 2
  Note If the automatic distance control unit -J428- is renewed, start the respective function → Vehicle diagnostic tester. Special tools and workshop equipment required     ...

Switch and sender in refrigerant circuit and related connections
  Note See vehicle-specific refrigerant circuit for switching pressures, removing and fitting switches, together with switch arrangement and versions. → Rep. gr.87     ...

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