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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
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Other materials:

Operating and display unit
Overview of control and display unit 1 -  Heated driver seat regulator Optional Seat heater has 3 heat settings. Current setting is shown by LED. If no LED is lit, seat heating is switched off. 2 -  ...

Radio reception and aerials
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings For factory-fitted radio and navigation devices, the aerial for radio reception can be installed in various locations in the vehicle: On the inside of the rear window, together with the rear window heating. On ...

Is the smell coming from evaporator or the heat exchanger?
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