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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 ...

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First aid
In the event of contact with the eyes or mucous membranes, wash immediately with copious running water and summon an eye specialist. In the event of contact with the skin, remove wetted clothing and wash the affected skin with copi ...

Removing and installing vibration damper
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Counterhold -T10475- Removing –  Remove noise insulation → General body repairs, ...

Pressure and boiling point
The boiling points given in the table below are always based on an atmospheric pressure of 1 bar. If the pressure on a liquid is changed, its boiling point changes also. It is well known that, for example, the lower the pressure, the low ...

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