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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamps  

 → Electronic parking brake  

 → Parking  

 → Information on the brakes  

 → Brake support systems  

 → Switching TCS or TCS with ESC on and off  

 → Brake fluid  

The brake support systems are the anti-lock brake system (ABS), the brake assist system (BAS), the electronic differential lock (EDS), the traction control system (TCS) and the electronic stabilisation programme (ESC).

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Driving with worn brake pads or with a faulty brake system can cause accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Incorrect parking can cause serious injuries.

NOTICE

Braking, stopping and parking
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Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause   Solution The electronic parking ...

Other materials:

EU tyre label, summary
Tyre manufactures must mark their tyres according to EU regulation (EC) No. 1222/2009 (labelling of tyres) as of 01 November 2012. The labelling of tyres regulation contains the requirements reference markings and representation of information for rolling resistance ( ...

Releasing gas and draining front gas-filled shock absorbers, DCC shock absorbers
–  Clamp gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vice.   WARNING Safety goggles must be worn when drilling. –  Drill a 3 mm hole -A ...

Notes on towing
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsTow rope or tow bar It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar. The tow rope should be slightly elastic to reduce the strain on both vehicles. It is advisable ...

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