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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:

Refrigerant R134a
Air conditioners in vehicles use the evaporation and condensation process. The system contains a liquid with a low boiling point, called the refrigerant. The refrigerant used is tetrafluoroethane R134a, which boils at -26.5°C with vapou ...

Before operating the air conditioning system after recharging with refrigerant
After installing a new air conditioner compressor or filling with fresh refrigerant oil (e.g. after blowing out refrigerant circuit), turn compressor pulley 10 revolutions by hand before starting engine. This will prevent damage to the air conditioner ...

Removing and installing rear lid seal
In the factory a sealant is applied to the rear lid seal, the seal is fitted to the body flange and then rolled on. Note When the seal is removed, the sealant on the inside of the seal will be spread and the flanks will be bent out slightly. If the seal is then refitted, sealing and fir ...

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