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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:

Filling the tank with petrol or diesel
Fig. 130 In the right-hand side of the vehicle at the rear: tank flap open Fig. 131 Open tank flap with tank cap attached to the holder First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Switch off the engine, ignition and the mobile telephone before filling the ta ...

Severely Discharged Batteries
  WARNING Risk of injury. Follow all Warnings and Safety Precautions. Refer to → Chapter „Warnings and Safety Precautions“. For a battery to be indicated as ...

Starting the engine
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  The steps should only be carried out in the specified order. Step Vehicles with a manual gearbox Vehicles with an automatic gearbox 1. ...

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