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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Warning lamp

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Display Possible cause Solution
The tailgate is open or not properly closed. Do not drive on!
Open the tailgate and then close it again.

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.

A symbol in the instrument cluster display indicates that the tailgate is open or not closed properly. This symbol is also visible when the ignition is switched off   . The display will go out after a few seconds once all doors have been closed and the vehicle has been locked.

WARNING

If the tailgate is not properly closed it could open suddenly while the vehicle is in motion. This could lead to severe injuries.

The symbol can differ depending on the version of the instrument cluster.

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning lamp    → Opening the tailgate    → Closing the tailgate   Additional information and warnings: ...

Opening the tailgate
Fig. 36 In the vehicle key: button for unlocking and opening the tailgate Fig. 37 Opening the tailgate from the outside First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings ...

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