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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
Electromechanical steering not functioning. The steering should be checked by a qualified workshop as soon as possible.
Electromechanical steering function reduced. The steering should be checked by a qualified workshop as soon as possible.
If the yellow warning lamp remains off after the ignition has been restarted and you have driven a short distance, you do not need to consult a qualified workshop.
The vehicle battery has been disconnected and reconnected. Drive a short distance at a speed of 15 – 20 km/h (9 – 12 mph).
Flashes Possible cause Solution
Fault in the steering column lock. Do not drive on!
Seek expert assistance.
Steering column twisted. Turn the steering wheel back and forth.
Steering column is not unlocked/locked. Switch the ignition off and then on again. Follow any messages on the instrument cluster display.
Do not continue your journey if the steering column remains locked when the ignition is switched on. Seek expert assistance.

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
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Information on steering
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