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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Washing the vehicle
 → Washing the vehicle with a high-pressure cleaner
 → Cleaning windows and exterior mirrors
 → Cleaning and changing windscreen wiper blades
 → Waxing and polishing the vehicle
 → Cleaning and caring for chrome and aluminium trim parts
 → Cleaning and caring for the deck stripes
 → Cleaning wheels
 → Care of rubber seals
 → De-icing door lock cylinders
 → Underseal
 → Cleaning the engine compartment

Regular and expert care helps to maintain the value of the vehicle. Proper maintenance may also be one of the requirements for the approval of warranty claims in the event of corrosion or paint defects.

Suitable care products are available from Volkswagen dealers.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Car care products can be toxic and hazardous. Unsuitable care products and incorrect application of care products can cause accidents, serious injuries, burns or poisoning.

WARNING

Incorrect care and cleaning of vehicle parts can impair the safety features of the vehicle and thus cause serious injury.

NOTICE

Cleaning agents that contain solvents attack the material and can cause damage.

In the interests of environmental protection, the vehicle should only be washed in specially provided wash bays. This prevents waste water contaminated with oil, grease or fuel from entering the sewerage system. In some countries, washing vehicles anywhere else may be prohibited.

Environmentally-friendly care products should be used.

Leftover car care products should not be disposed of with ordinary household waste. Read the manufacturer's instructions.
Caring for and cleaning the vehicle exterior
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Washing the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe longer substances such as insects, bird droppings, resinous tree sap, road dirt, industrial deposits, tar, soot or road s ...

Other materials:

Taper
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Product Characteristics
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Foreign Object Damage
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