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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

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