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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Safety precautions when working on vehicles with Start/Stop system

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Technical data / Notes on safety / Safety precautions when working on vehicles with Start/Stop system

All bolts and nuts must be fully tightened according to specifications before the vehicle is driven on public roads.
There is a risk of an accident through an automatic engine start on vehicles with Start/Stop system.
On vehicles with an active Start/Stop system the engine may start automatically.
Therefore it is essential to ensure that the Start/Stop system has been deactivated when working on the vehicle (switch off ignition, then switch on again as required).
Notes on safety

Safety precautions when working on subframe
It is not permitted to carry out welding and straightening operations on load-bearing or wheel-guiding suspension components. Always rene ...

Other materials:

Contact corrosion
Contact corrosion can occur if unsuitable fasteners (bolts, nuts, washers, etc.) are used. Therefore, only fastening elements with a special surface coating are installed in the vehicle. In addition, rubber and plastic p ...

Removing and installing wiper blade
  Caution Risk of damage to the wiper blade. Joint-free wipers are very flexible. To lift the wiper blades off the rear window, touch them only in the area in which the wiper blades a ...

Safety instructions for automatically dimmable interior mirror
  WARNING   The mirror glass is made of several layers and contains an electrolyte to achieve the dimming functionality. Beware of liquid electrolyte which runs out o ...

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