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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Warning lamp

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Fault in the alternator. Proceed to a qualified workshop. The electrical system should be checked.
Switch off all electrical equipment that is not required. The vehicle battery will not be charged by the alternator while the vehicle is in motion.

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 lamp    → Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery    → Charging, replacing, disconnec ...

Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery
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