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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system
 → Loading the load carrier system The roof of the vehicle has been designed for optimum aerodynamic effect. Therefore, conventional mounts or other load carrier systems can no longer be attached to a rain channel.

As the rain channels have been integrated in the roof for better aerodynamics, only those mounts, roof bars or load carrier systems approved by Volkswagen can be used.

When should the mounts or roof bars and load carrier system be removed?

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

When transporting heavy or bulky objects in the load carrier system, the way the vehicle handles will change due to a shift in the centre of gravity and increased susceptibility to crosswinds.

NOTICE

Driving with fitted mounts, roof bars or load carriers will increase air resistance and thus increase fuel consumption.

Roof carrier
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Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system
Fig. 90 Securing points for mounts or roof bars (both sides) A: for 2-door vehicles without roof railing. B: for 4-door vehicles without roof railing. C: for vehicles with roof railing First rea ...

Other materials:

Changing bulbs in the front headlights (halogen H4)
Fig. 178 Rear view of the right-hand H4 headlight with plastic covers: ① dipped beam and main beam, ② turn signal and ③ side light Fig. 179 Rear view of the right-hand H4 headlight with rubber cover: ① dipped beam and main beam, ② turn signal and ③ side light First read and o ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → The dangers of assuming an incorrect sitting position  → Correct sitting position  → Mechanical controls on the front seats  → Adjusting the head restraints  → Removing and fitting head restra ...

Loading the load carrier system
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Loads can be attached securely only when the mounts, roof bars and load carrier system are fitted correctly . Maximum permissible roof load The maximum permitted roof load is 75 kg. The roof load limit refers to the c ...

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