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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Information on steering

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The steering should be locked every time you leave the vehicle to make it more difficult for the vehicle to be stolen.

Mechanical steering column lock

Activating the steering lock Deactivating the steering lock
Park the vehicle   . Turn the steering wheel slightly to take the load off the steering lock mechanism.
Remove the vehicle key. Insert the vehicle key into the ignition lock.
Turn the steering wheel slightly until the steering lock clicks into place. Hold the steering wheel in this position and turn the ignition on.

Electro-hydraulic steering

With the electro-hydraulic steering system, the steering assistance is automatically matched to vehicle speed and the steering wheel angle. The electro-hydraulic steering functions only when the engine is running.

You will need considerably more strength than normal to steer the vehicle if the power steering is reduced or has failed completely.

Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Depending ont eh vehicle equipment scope, an electrohydraulic or an electromechanic steering system may be fitted. ...

Driver assist systems
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Other materials:

Front view
Fig. 2 Overview of the front of the vehicle Key for : Rain/light sensor on the mirror base Windscreen Windscreen wiper Bonnet Bonnet release lever Headlights Headlight washer system Mounting for the front towing eye behind a cover Front number plate holder F ...

Increasing Temperature Due To Low Tire Pressure
The diagram shows the temperature behavior of a tire at speed of 180 km/h (111.84 mph). A -  Normal range: when maintaining the specified tire pressure, the temperature remains stable. B -  ...

Tyre damage
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsDamage to tyres and rims is often not readily visible. Any unusual vibrations or signs that the car is pulling to one side may indicate that one of the tyres is damaged . Reduce your speed immediately if you suspect th ...

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