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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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