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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Turn signal and main beam lever

Fig. 81 Turn signal and main beam lever

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Move the lever into the required position:

  1. Right turn signal  . With ignition switched off move from central position for right parking light   .
  2. Left turn signal  . With ignition switched off move from central position for left parking light   .
  3. Switch on the main beam  . When the main beam is switched on, an indicator lamp in the instrument cluster lights up.
  4. Operate the headlight flasher or switch off the main beam. The headlight flasher comes on for as long as the lever is pulled. The indicator lamp lights up.

Return the lever to the basic position to switch off the current function.

Lane change flash

To operate the lane change flash, push the lever up or down to the point where you incur resistance and then release the lever. The turn signal flashes 3 times.

The lane change flash can be activated and deactivated using the button and the and Light function buttons in the infotaniment system   .

WARNING

Incorrect use of turn signals, a failure to use turn signals, or forgetting to switch off a turn signal can confuse other road users. This can lead to accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Incorrect use of the main beam headlights can lead to accidents and serious injuries as the main beam headlights can distract and dazzle other road users.

The turn signal will only work when the ignition is switched on. The hazard warning lights also work when the ignition is switched off   .

If one turn signal fails on the vehicle or on the trailer, the indicator lamp will start flashing twice as fast.

The main beam headlights can only be switched on if the dipped beam headlights are already on.
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