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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Catalytic converter

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The catalytic converter is used for exhaust gas post-treatment and helps to reduce exhaust emissions. To help ensure long-term functionality in the exhaust system and the catalytic converter:

If you notice misfiring, uneven running or loss of power when the vehicle is moving, reduce speed immediately. The vehicle should be inspected at the nearest qualified workshop. If this happens, unburnt fuel can enter the exhaust system and escape into the atmosphere. The catalytic converter can also be damaged by overheating.

Even when the exhaust purification system is working perfectly, there may be a smell of sulphur from the exhaust in some conditions. This depends on the sulphur content of the fuel being used.

Indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lit up Possible cause Solution Engine management syste ...

Diesel particulate filter
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe diesel particulate filter filters out soot particles in the exhaust gas. The soot particles gather in the filter and are ...

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Indicator lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Cruise control system (CCS) is controlling the speed. Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly as a functional check whe ...

Cigarette Lighter Illumination Bulb -L28-, Removing and Installing
  Note On some vehicle equipment levels, socket illumination is via Light Emitting Diode (LED) instead of a bulb. These LEDs are integrated with the illumination housing and cannot be serviced or replaced separately. ...

Ignition lock
Fig. 107 Positions of the vehicle key in the ignition lock First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The steering lock can be activated when there is no vehicle key in the ignition lock. Vehicle key positions   Ignition switched off. The vehicle key ca ...

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