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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Warning and indicator lamps

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Diesel engine is preheating before starting.   .
Brake pedal not depressed. Press the brake pedal to start the engine.

Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly as a functional check when the ignition is switched on. They will switch off after a few seconds.

WARNING

Failure to observe illuminated warning lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle breaking down in traffic, and can cause accident and serious injury.

NOTICE

Failure to observe illuminated indicator lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle being damaged.
Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning and indicator lamps    → Ignition lock    → Starter button    → Starting the engine   ...

Ignition lock
Fig. 128 Positions of the vehicle key in the ignition lock First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The steering lock can be activated when there is no vehicle ...

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Automatic gearbox: selecting a gear
Fig. 136 Left-hand drive vehicles: selector lever for automatic gearbox with lock button (arrow) Fig. 137 Right-hand drive vehicles: selector lever for automatic gearbox with lock button (arrow) First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The selector lever is ...

Removing and installing shock absorber, multi-link suspension, left shock absorber
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1410- Spring compressor -V.A.G 1752/1- Spring retainer -V.A.G 1752/3A- Adapter -V.A.G 1752/9-, not illu ...

Lights, lamps, switches outside
Operation and safety notes for gas discharge bulbs –  If repairs are to be made to the headlight with gas discharge bulbs, observe the following: Notes on dangerous high voltage/currents →& ...

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