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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamp  
 → Pedals  
 → Manual gearbox: selecting a gear  
 → Automatic gearbox: selecting a gear  
 → Changing gear using Tiptronic  
 → Driving with an automatic gearbox  
 → Fault in the function of the automatic gearbox 
 → Gear-change indicator

Notes in this chapter concerning the automatic gearbox are applicable both for the automatic gearbox and the dual clutch gearbox DSG®.

The following will occur if reverse gear is selected and the ignition is switched on:

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Rapid acceleration can cause loss of traction and skidding, particularly on slippery roads. This can cause you to lose control of the vehicle, which can lead to accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Never ride the brake pedal. Do not overuse the brake pedal. Constant braking will cause the brakes to overheat. This can considerably reduce the brake effect, increase the braking distance and, in certain circumstances, cause the brake system to fail completely.

NOTICE
Changing gear
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Warning and indicator lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Solution Dual clutch gearbox DSG® ov ...

Other materials:

Threaded Connections, Repairing
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-   Note Do not use rust remover, contact spray or grease because the lack of friction will cause the torque to be ...

The dangers of assuming an incorrect sitting position
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If the seat belts are not worn or are worn incorrectly, the risk of severe or fatal injuries increases. Seat belts can only provide optimal protection if the seat belt routing is correct. Assuming an incorrect sitting pos ...

Opening and closing the bonnet
Fig. 134 A: release lever in the footwell on the driver side. B: release lever on the bonnet Fig. 135 C: holder for the bonnet stay in the lock carrier. D: bonnet secured with the bonnet stay First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsOpening the bonnet Ensu ...

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