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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Handbrake

Fig. 115 Handbrake between the front seats

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Applying the handbrake

Releasing the handbrake

WARNING

Incorrect use of the handbrake can cause accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

To avoid unintentional movement when parking the vehicle, first apply the handbrake firmly and then remove your foot from the brake pedal.

An acoustic warning is given if the car is driven faster than approximately 6 km/h (4 mph) with the handbrake applied.
Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause   Solution Handbrake is applied. ...

Parking
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Hitching and connecting the trailer
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