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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:

Repair Instructions for the Underbody and Stone Chip Protection
  Note The underbody and stone chip protection structure must be restored back to its original layer strength and appearance during a repair. Water drain holes must remain free. All threade ...

A/C System, Operating after Charging
  Caution If it is suspected that chemicals were added to the refrigerant circuit to seal leaks, do not connect the A/C service station and do not extract the refrigerant. ...

Wheel bolts
Fig. 166 Changing a wheel: loosening the wheel bolts Fig. 167 Changing a wheel: anti-theft bolt and adapter First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Only the spanner delivered with the vehicle should be used to loosen the wheel bolts. Only loosen the whee ...

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