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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Driving with an open tailgate

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Driving with an open tailgate is particularly dangerous. Ensure that the open tailgate and any objects are secured properly, and take appropriate measures to reduce the quantity of toxic exhaust fumes entering the vehicle.

WARNING

Driving with an unlocked or open tailgate can cause serious injuries.

WARNING

Poisonous exhaust fumes can enter the vehicle interior when the tailgate is open. This can result in loss of consciousness, carbon monoxide poisoning, serious injury and accidents.

NOTICE

The vehicle length and height are different when the tailgate is open.
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