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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Petrol  
 → Diesel  
 → Autogas  

Different engines require different fuels. The factory-fitted sticker on the inside of the tank flap indicates the fuel type that is required for your particular vehicle.

Volkswagen recommends using low-sulphur or sulphur-free fuels, to help reduce fuel consumption and prevent damage to the engine.

If the engine is not running smoothly or begins to judder, this can indicate poor or inadequate fuel quality, e.g. water in the fuel. If these symptoms appear, reduce the vehicle speed immediately and drive to the nearest qualified workshop at medium engine speeds, avoiding high engine loading. If these symptoms occur immediately after the vehicle has been refuelled, switch the engine off as soon as it is safe to do so and seek expert assistance. This can help to prevent further damage.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Incorrect handling of fuel can cause explosions, fire and serious burns and injuries.

Fuel
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Petrol
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Petrol types Vehicles with a petrol engine must be run on unleaded petrol in compliance with the European standard EN 228 ...

Other materials:

Warning lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lit up Possible cause Solution Fault in the alternator. Go to a qualified workshop. The electrical system should be checked. Switch off all electrical ...

Warning lamp
Fig. 44 Warning lamp in the instrument cluster First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lights up or flashes Possible cause Solution The driver seat belt and, if the front passenger seat is occupied, the fr ...

Empty Refrigerant Circuit
–  Remove malfunctioning component. –  Remove the A/C compressor. –  Remove oil drain plug from A/C compressor.   Note To speed up refrigerant oil drai ...

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