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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Towing a trailer

Fig. 154 ParkPilot screen display when towing a trailer (colour)

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Only the scanned area to the front of the vehicle is shown on the infotainment system screen in vehicles with a factory-fitted towing bracket and a trailer with an electrical connection to the vehicle  .

The distance values relating to the sides and rear of the vehicle are not displayed on the infotainment system screen, nor are they indicated by acoustic warning signals.

When towing a trailer, the segments are no longer displayed in relation to the steering input and the vehicle path display is hidden   .

Vehicle path display
Fig. 152 Vehicle path display without steering input (colour display) Fig. 153 Vehicle path display with steering input (colour display) First read and observe the introductory information a ...

Rear Assist
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