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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Warning lamp

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Fault in the alternator. Proceed to a qualified workshop. The electrical system should be checked.
Switch off all electrical equipment that is not required. The vehicle battery will not be charged by the alternator while the vehicle is in motion.

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 lamp    → Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery    → Charging, replacing, disconnec ...

Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery
Fig. 197 Engine compartment: pushing up the vehicle battery sleeve First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The electrolyte level of the vehicle battery should b ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing bulb for front interior light -W1- with incandescent bulbs
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removal wedge -3409-   Note The light used for the front interior light -WX1- and the light front passenger reading ...

Removing and installing ambient temperature sensor -G17
  Note The ambient temperature sensor -G17- is used for determining the outside temperature and as a switch-on condition of the auxiliary and supplementary heater via CAN bus. –  Removing and installing ambient temper ...

Fixing position of subframe, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Locating pins -T10096-   Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- ...

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