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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Warning and indicator lamps

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Gearbox fault. Do not drive on!
Move the selector lever to position P and leave the gearbox to cool down.
If the warning lamp does not go out, do not continue to drive. Seek expert assistance. Failure to do so can cause considerable damage to the gearbox   .
Brake pedal not depressed. Fully depress the brake pedal.
See also ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control)   .
Brake pedal not depressed. To move the selector lever, depress the brake pedal.
Please also refer to electronic parking brake   .
Flashes Possible cause Solution
The lock button in the selector lever is not engaged. The vehicle cannot drive off. Engage the selector lever lock   .

Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly as a functional check when the ignition is switched on. They will switch off after a few seconds.

WARNING

Failure to observe illuminated warning lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle breaking down in traffic, and can cause accident and serious injury.

NOTICE

Failure to observe illuminated indicator lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle being damaged.
Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning and indicator lamps    → Pedals    → Manual gearbox: selecting a gear    → Automatic gea ...

Pedals
Fig. 132 Pedals in vehicles with a manual gearbox: ① accelerator, ② brake pedal, ③ clutch pedal Fig. 133 Pedals in vehicles with an automatic gearbox: ① accelerator, ② brake pedal Fi ...

Other materials:

Changing bulbs in the front bumper
Fig. 236 In the front right wheel housing liner: changing a bulb in the headlight First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsBefore changing the bulb in the left-hand headlight, turn the steering wheel all the way to the right. Before changing the bulb in the righ ...

Description
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The full range of functions of the ProActive occupant protection system will only be available if the function has been activated in the infotainment system, the Sport driving mode is not active, and there are no fault ...

Removing and installing tail light in rear lid
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way. If the event of a defective LED, the entire tail light needs to be rene ...

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