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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: First aid kit, warning triangle and fire extinguisher

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Fig. 208 In the tailgate: holder for the warning triangle

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

High-visibility waistcoat

In some vehicles there is a stowage compartment for a high-visibility waistcoat in the driver door .

Warning triangle

With the tailgate open, open the catch by rotating it 90° in the direction of the arrow . Fold down the holder and remove the warning triangle.

First aid kit

You may find a first aid kit in a holder in the luggage compartment or under the luggage compartment floor.

The first aid kit must comply with legal requirements. Comply with the expiry dates of the contents.

Fire extinguisher

A fire extinguisher may be located in a holder in the footwell to the front of the front passenger seat.

The fire extinguisher must comply with the valid legal requirements. It must be fully functional and checked regularly. See the test certificate on the fire extinguisher.

WARNING

In the event of a sudden driving or braking manoeuvre or accident, loose objects could be flung though the vehicle and cause severe injuries.
Checklist
To ensure your own safety and the safety of your passengers, observe the following actions in the specified order : Stop the vehicle at a safe distance away from moving traffic and on a sui ...

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Mounting tyre, wheels without and with tyre pressure monitoring
Only trained personnel may perform any assembly work on run-flat tyres. If fitted, check tyre pressure sensor using vehicle diagnostic tester, and renew it as necessary. –  Ensure proper assembly ...

Draining air conditioner service station
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Rules for cleanliness for working on the auxiliary heater and the fuel system
Thoroughly clean all connections and adjacent areas before disconnecting. Place parts that have been removed on a clean surface and cover. Do not use fluffy cloths! Carefully cover or seal opened components i ...

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