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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Safety precautions for working on vehicles with start-stop system

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Heating, air conditioning / Technical data / Safety instructions / Safety precautions for working on vehicles with start-stop system

Risk of injury due to unexpected engine start
In vehicles with activated Start/Stop system, the engine may start up unexpectedly. The status of the Start/Stop system is indicated by a message in the dash panel insert.
–  Deactivate Start/Stop system by switching off ignition.
 
Safety precautions when handling refrigerants
Risk of freezing injury caused by refrigerant When working on the air conditioning system, there is a risk of highly pressurised refrigerant escaping from the system. There is ...

Safety precautions when working on high-voltage system
Danger to life due to high voltage The high-voltage system is under high voltage. There is a risk of severe or fatal injury due to electric shock. –  Pe ...

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Continuation of checking pressures
Where vehicles have a restrictor and reservoir, check these (with internally regulated air conditioning system compressor) → Chapter. Where vehicles have an expansion valve and receiver, check these (with internally regul ...

Checking shock absorbers when removed
Defective shock absorbers can be identified by loud rumbling noises when driving, caused by wheel hopping, especially on bad roads. Heavy fluid leakage is an additional visual indication.   Note Shock absorbers are maintenance-fre ...

Safety precautions when working in the vicinity of high-voltage components
Danger to life due to high voltage The high-voltage system is under high voltage. If high-voltage components are damaged, there is a risk of severe or fatal injury due to electric shock. –  Perform visual check of high-voltage components and high-v ...

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