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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:

Stowage
Fig. 161 In the luggage compartment underneath the floor covering A: Spare wheel and vehicle toolkit without ball coupling, B: Spare wheel and vehicle toolkit with ball coupling, C: Spare wheel and vehicle toolkit without ball coupling First read and observe the introductory information an ...

Roll-back function of the electric panorama sliding/tilting glass roof
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The roll-back function can reduce the risk of injury when the electric panorama sliding/tilting glass roof is being closed . If the electric panorama sliding/tilting glass roof is not able to close because it is stiff or ...

Light Alloy Wheels, Care and Maintenance
To maintain the decorative appearance of light alloy wheels for a long time, regular care is necessary. In particular, road salt and dust from brake abrasion must be thoroughly washed off every two weeks. Otherwise, the paint of the ligh ...

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