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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:

Releasing gas and draining front gas-filled shock absorbers, conventional shock absorbers
Clamp gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vice, with piston rod pointing downwards.   WARNING Safety goggles must be worn when drilling. –  Dril ...

Routing and securing lines
Risk of damage to lines Lines may become damaged by moving or hot components. –  Route lines in their original positions. –  Ensure that there is sufficient clearance to moving or hot components.   ...

Removing and installing door inner seal
During production, a sealant is applied to the door inner seals, which are then placed on the door flange and rolled on.   Note   When removing the seal, the sealant is distributed across the inside of the seal. The sid ...

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