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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Checklist

Country-specific standards for child seats (selection)

The child seats must correspond to the standard ECE-R 441). Further information is available from Volkswagen dealerships or on the Internet at www.volkswagen.com.

Group classification for child seats according to ECE-R 44

Weight class Child's weight Age
Group 0 up to 10 kg up to approximately 9 months
Group 0+ up to 13 kg up to approximately 18 months
Group 1 9 to 18 kg approximately 8 months to 31/2 years
Group 2 15 to 25 kg approximately 3 to 7 years
Group 3 22 to 36 kg approximately 6 to 12 years

Not every child will fit in the seat specified for their weight group. Likewise, not every seat will fit in every vehicle. Therefore, always check whether the child fits correctly in the child seat and whether the seat is securely attached in the vehicle.

Child seats that have been tested and approved in accordance with the ECE R 44 standard bear the test mark on the seat: a large letter E in a circle with the test number below it.

WARNING

Ignoring any of the items on this important safety checklist can lead to accidents and injuries.

WARNING

In the event of an accident, the rear seat is the safest place for children with properly fastened seat belts.

1) ECE R: Economic Commission for Europe Regulation.

General information on transporting children in the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Legislation and legal requirements take precedence over the descriptions in this owner's manual. Various standards and ...

Various securing systems
Fig. 77 On the rear seats: figures Ⓐ and Ⓑ illustrate the main securing points for the child restraint system on the lower retaining rings and top tether. Figure Ⓒ shows how to secure the ch ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing seat adjustment operating unit -E470-/-E471-
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate. Special tools and workshop equipment required     ...

Removing and installing brake master cylinder, RHD vehicles
  Note If there are problems with the brake servo, first check the brake servo vacuum system → Chapter. Special tools and workshop equipment required     ...

Releasing gas from gas strut
Clamp gas strut in vice in area x = 50 mm.   WARNING Wear protective goggles when sawing. Cover area of saw cut with a cloth. Dispose ...

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