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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Indicator lamps

Fig. 55 In the upper section of the centre console: indicator lamp for disabled front passenger front airbag

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings
Lit up Location Possible cause Solution
Instrument cluster Fault in airbag and belt tensioner system. Go to a qualified workshop to have the system checked immediately.
Upper section of the centre console Fault in the airbag system. Go to a qualified workshop to have the system checked immediately.
Front passenger front airbag switched off. Check whether the airbag should stay switched off.

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.

If the indicator lamp PASSENGER AIRBAG in the upper part centre console is not permanently lit or if it lights up together with the indicator lamp in the instrument cluster when the front passenger front airbag is switched off, there may be a fault in the airbag system .

WARNING

If there is a fault in the airbag system, the airbag may not trigger correctly, may not trigger at all or may trigger unexpectedly. This can cause severe or fatal injuries.

NOTICE

To avoid damage to your vehicle, always observe the indicator lamps and associated warning texts.
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