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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 ...

Other materials:

Checking
Switch off ignition. –  Connect manifold gauge (air conditioner service station). –  Read pressure gauge. It may display two results, A and B.     Ambie ...

Checking inertia reel (locking mechanism)
The inertia reel has two locking functions.   The first locking function is triggered by the belt being jerked out of the reel (belt extension acceleration). Test 1 –  Pull belt o ...

Removing and installing rear 3-point seat belt, 2-door model, without belt tensioner
Removing –  Remove rear shelf support → Chapter. –  Remove outer rear seat belt guide anchor → Chapter.     –&n ...

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