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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
Engine oil level is too low. Switch off the engine. Check the engine oil level   .
Flashes Possible cause Solution
Engine oil pressure is too low. Do not drive on!
Switch off the engine. Check the engine oil level.
Do not drive on or remain at idling speed if the warning lamp is flashing, even if the engine oil level is correct. This could result in damage to the engine. Seek expert assistance.
Fault in the engine oil system. Proceed to a qualified workshop. The engine oil sensor should be checked.

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    → Engine oil specification    → Checking the engine oil level and refilling ...

Engine oil specification
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The engine oil used must correspond exactly to specifications. The correct engine oil is important for the function and ser ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing trim for operating and display unit
Removing –  Starting at bottom, unclip trim for operating and display unit -1- from operating and display unit -2- and remove it. Installing   Note Before installing, chec ...

Service interval display
Fig. 14 In the instrument cluster display, A: Service warning, B: Service due Fig. 15 Service information display in the infotainment system First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The service display is shown on the instrument cluster   and in the inf ...

Frequently asked questions
If you suspect that there is a fault in the vehicle or if your vehicle has been damaged, read and observe the following information before contacting a Volkswagen dealership or qualified workshop. You may also find useful information in the index under the headings Things to note or Checklist. ...

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