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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Indicator lamps and fuel gauge  
 → Filling the tank with petrol or diesel  
 → Refuelling autogas  
 → Capacities  
 → Checks when filling the tank

The fuel cap is located at the rear right-hand side of the vehicle.

Vehicles operated with autogas have 2 fuel tanks: one for autogas and one for petrol.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Filling the tank incorrectly and incorrect handling of fuel can cause explosions, fire and serious burns and injuries.

WARNING

For safety reasons, Volkswagen does not recommend carrying a spare fuel canister in the vehicle. Fuel can spill out of the full or empty canister and catch fire, especially in the event of an accident. This could cause explosions, fire and injuries.

NOTICE

Fuels can pollute the environment. Any spilt service fluids must be cleaned up and disposed of properly.

The tank flap cannot be opened manually. Seek expert assistance if necessary.

Filling the tank
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Indicator lamps and fuel gauge
Fig. 129 In the instrument cluster: Variants A and B: fuel gauges for petrol and diesel. Variant C: fuel gauge for autogas First read and observe the introductory information and safety warning ...

Other materials:

General Information
Vehicles with a high voltage system (hybrid vehicles) Observe all of the additional warnings for all work performed on vehicles with the high voltage system. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.93. ...

Cracking
Cracking is the term for shallow cracks in the sidewall of the tire. They run starting from the bulge in the direction of the tire shoulder. See Illustration for the mentioned components. Refer to → Fig. „“Components ...

Changing the bulbs in the tail light cluster
Fig. 184 On the side of the luggage compartment: removing the tail light cluster Fig. 185 Tail light cluster: removing the bulb holder First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The steps should only be carried out in the specified order. Removing the tail li ...

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