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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Controls for the air conditioning system  
 → Controls for the heating and fresh air system  
 → Information on the air conditioning system  
 → Vents  
 → Air recirculation mode  

Dust and pollen filter

The dust and pollen filter with activated charcoal reduces the level of impurities in the outside air entering the vehicle.

The dust and pollen filter must be changed regularly to avoid impairing the performance of the air conditioning system.

The dust and pollen filter must be changed more frequently than stated in the service schedule if the efficiency of the filter declines prematurely due to the vehicle being used in areas with high levels of air pollution.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Poor visibility through all windows increases the risk of collisions and accidents, which can cause serious injuries.

WARNING

Stale air can quickly make the driver tired and affect their concentration, which in turn can cause collisions, accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

If the cooling system is switched off, the outside air that is drawn into the vehicle is not dehumidified. To prevent the windows misting over, Volkswagen recommends that you leave the air conditioning (compressor) switched on. Press the button. The indicator lamp in the button must light up.

Maximum heat output, which is needed to defrost the windows as quickly as possible, is only available when the engine has reached its operating temperature.

Keep the air intake slots in front of the windscreen free of snow, ice and leaves to ensure heating and cooling is not impaired, and to prevent the windows from misting over.

After starting the engine with a discharged vehicle battery or after an emergency start, system settings (time, date, personal convenience settings and programming) may have been changed or deleted. Check and correct the settings as necessary once the vehicle battery has been sufficiently charged.

Heating, ventilating, cooling
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Controls for the air conditioning system
Fig. 125 In the centre console: air conditioning controls (manual) Fig. 126 In the centre console: Climatronic controls First read and observe the introductory information and safety warning ...

Other materials:

General Information
All components of the refrigerant circuit submitted for quality observation are always to be sealed (use original sealing caps of original part). To date, the original parts (compressor, reservoir, receiver/dryer, evaporator and co ...

Critical Point
Vehicle air conditioning systems make use of the vaporization and condensation process. In this case, one works with a substance which boils easily, designated as refrigerant. The refrigerant employed is tetrafluoroethane R134a, which bo ...

Changing gear using Tiptronic
Fig. 113 Selector lever in Tiptronic position (left-hand drive) The controls are mirrored for right-hand drive vehicles Fig. 114 Steering wheel with paddles for Tiptronic First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Using Tiptronic, the gears can be shifted u ...

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