VW Polo manuals

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Checking and refilling the windscreen washer fluid level

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Lights and vision / Windscreen wiper and washer / Checking and refilling the windscreen washer fluid level

Fig. 77 In the engine compartment: cap of washer fluid reservoir

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The windscreen washer fluid level should be checked regularly and topped up as necessary.

A filter can be found in the feed throat of the washer fluid reservoir. The filter keeps large dirt particles away from the washer jets when refilling. The filter should only be removed for cleaning. If the filter is damaged or cannot be found when refilling, these dirt particles will reach the system and will block the washer jets.

Recommended windscreen washer fluid

Capacities

The windscreen washer fluid reservoir has a capacity of about 3.5 – 5.4 litres.

WARNING

Never mix anti-freeze or other unsuitable additives into the windscreen washer fluid. These may leave an oily film on the screen, restricting the field of vision.

NOTICE

Rain/light sensor
Fig. 75 Windscreen wiper lever: setting the rain/light sensor Ⓐ Fig. 76 Sensitive surface of the rain/light sensor First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings ...

Mirrors
...

Other materials:

Run-Flat Tire, Retrofitting/Conditions for use of Run-Flat Tires
  Caution Using run-flat tires on vehicles is permitted only if the run-flat tire is supplied with the vehicle either as standard equipment or as an option. Because pressure ...

General information on transporting children in the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Legislation and legal requirements take precedence over the descriptions in this owner's manual. Various standards and regulations govern the use of child seats and methods for securing them (). For example, this could me ...

Tread depth and wear indicators
Fig. 147 Tyre tread: wear indicators First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsTread depth Difficult driving situations demand the deepest possible tread depth for the tyres and the same tread depth for the tyres on the front and rear axles. This applies in pa ...

© 2016-2021 Copyright www.vwpolo.net