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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Interior mirror
 → Exterior mirrors

For safety reasons it is important that the driver positions the exterior and interior mirrors correctly before starting a journey .

You can use the exterior mirrors and the interior mirror to observe traffic behind you and adjust driving style accordingly. Looking in the exterior mirrors and the interior mirror does not allow the driver to see the entre side and rear area of the vehicle. The area that cannot be seen is known as the blind spot. There may be objects and other road users in the blind spot.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Adjusting the exterior and interior mirrors while driving may cause the driver to become distracted. This can lead to accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Automatic anti-dazzle mirrors contain an electrolyte fluid which could leak if the mirror is broken.

NOTICE

If the glass of an automatic anti-dazzle mirror is broken, electrolyte fluid can leak from the mirror. This fluid corrodes plastic surfaces. Remove the fluid as soon as possible, e.g. using a wet sponge.
Mirrors
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Interior mirror
Fig. 78 Manual anti-dazzle interior mirror Fig. 79 Automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The driver must adjust the in ...

Other materials:

Cleaning stowage compartments, drink holders and ash trays
Fig. 143 In the front centre console: stowage compartment and drink holders Fig. 144 Ashtray with snuffer, removed and opened First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsCleaning stowage compartments and drink holders Moisten a clean, lint-free cloth with wat ...

Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lit up Possible cause Solution Engine oil level is too low. Switch off the engine. Check the engine oil level . Fl ...

Checking and refilling the windscreen washer fluid level
Fig. 77 In the engine compartment: cap of washer fluid reservoir First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The windscreen washer fluid level should be checked regularly and topped up as necessary. A filter can be found in the feed throat of the washer fluid re ...

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