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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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Rear view
Fig. 3 Overview of the rear of the vehicle Key for : Roof aerial High-mounted brake light Rear window Rear window heating Window aerial Rear window wiper Volkswagen badge, used for opening the tailgate Tail light cluster Number plate lights ...

Changing a blown fuse
Fig. 174 A blown fuse Fig. 175 Removing or fitting a fuse using the plastic pliers ① First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Preparation Switch off the ignition, the lights and all electrical consumers. Open the appropriate fuse box . Detecti ...

Checklist
Transporting children in the vehicle : Comply with any country-specific legal regulations. Volkswagen recommends that children under 12 years of age are always transported on the rear seats. A child should only be transported on the front passenger seat in exceptional circumsta ...

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