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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamps  
 → Handbrake  
 → Parking  
 → Information on the brakes  
 → Brake support systems  
 → Switching the TCS on and off  
 → Brake fluid

The brake support systems are the anti-lock brake system (ABS), the Brake Assist system (BAS), the electronic differential lock (EDS), the traction control system (TCS) and the electronic stabilisation programme (ESC).

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Driving with worn brake pads or with a faulty brake system can cause accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Incorrect parking can cause serious injuries.

NOTICE

Braking, stopping and parking
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Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause   Solution Handbrake is applied. ...

Other materials:

Fitting the removable ball coupling
Fig. 91 Overview: removable ball coupling First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The removable ball coupling is located under the luggage compartment floor with the vehicle toolkit. Key for : Cap Ball coupling Retaining balls Catch for locking ...

Indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lit up Possible cause Solution Engine management system fault (Electronic Power Control). The engine should be checked by a qualified workshop as s ...

Spare wheel or temporary spare wheel
Fig. 148 In luggage compartment: variant A: handwheel for securing spare wheel and variant B: handwheel for securing temporary spare wheel First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsRemoving the spare wheel Open the tailgate then lift up and secure the variab ...

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