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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamps  

 → Pedals  

 → Manual gearbox: selecting a gear  

 → Automatic gearbox: selecting a gear  

 → Changing gear using Tiptronic  

 → Driving with an automatic gearbox  

 → Fault in the function of the automatic gearbox 

 → Gear-change indicator  

Notes in this chapter concerning the automatic gearbox are applicable both for the automatic gearbox and the dual clutch gearbox DSG®.

The following will occur if reverse gear is selected and the ignition is switched on:

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Rapid acceleration can cause loss of traction and skidding, particularly on slippery roads. This can cause you to lose control of the vehicle, which can lead to accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Never ride the brake pedal. Do not overuse the brake pedal. Constant braking will cause the brakes to overheat. This can considerably reduce the brake effect, increase the braking distance and, in certain circumstances, cause the brake system to fail completely.

NOTICE
Changing gear
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Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Solution Gearbox fault. Do not dr ...

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