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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:

Wheel Mounting, Position of Anti-Theft Wheel Bolts on Steel Wheels
  Caution It is absolutely necessary to maintain the position of the anti-theft wheels bolts to the tire valve on steel wheels.     The an ...

Seat heating
Fig. 43 In the centre console: buttons for the front seat heating First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The seat cushions on the front seats can be heated electrically when the ignition is switched on. In some versions, the backrests may also be heated. D ...

Engine oil specification
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe engine oil used must correspond exactly to specifications. The correct engine oil is important for the function and service life of the engine. A special high quality multigrade oil has been filled at the factory and t ...

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