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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.
Types of front passenger front airbag system
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Volkswagen offers two different front airbag systems for front passengers: A B ...

Description and function of the airbags
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The airbags can protect vehicle occupants during frontal and side collisions by reducing their movement in the direction of ...

Other materials:

Declaration of conformity
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe individual manufacturer declares herewith that the following products conform, at the time of vehicle production, with the basic requirements and other relevant laws and regulations, including FCC Part 15.19, FCC Part 1 ...

Winter tires
M+S-Symbol On “M-and-S-tires”, the tread pattern, tread compound or type are designed such that the handling characteristics in snow are improved compared to a normal tire. This is especially true when initiating or maintaining vehic ...

Instrument overview
Fig. 10 Instrument cluster in the dash panel: type 1 Fig. 11 Instrument cluster in the dash panel: type 2 First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Descriptions of the instruments or : Rev. counter (running engine speed in revolutions x 1,000 per mi ...

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