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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:

Checking systems with an expansion valve, receiver and air conditioner compressor regulating valve -N280- (with externally regulated air conditioner compressor)
  Note Connecting air conditioner service station → Chapter. Observe the test prerequisites → Chapter. –  Raise engine speed to 2,000 rpm. ...

Removing and installing headlight main beam bulb -M30-/-M32- (dual halogen headlights)
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way. Removing     –  P ...

Displays
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Display Solution ProActive occupant protection not available Go to a qualified workshop and have the system checked. ProActive occupant protection: function re ...

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