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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Positive and earth jump lead connection points
 → How to start the engine using jump leads

If the engine fails to start because the vehicle battery is flat, the flat battery can be connected to the battery of another vehicle to start the engine. Before using jump leads, check the window on the vehicle battery .

Jump leads must comply with DIN 72553, see manufacturer's documentation. The wire cross section must be at least 25 mm2 for petrol engines and at least 35 mm2 for diesel engines.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Using the jump leads incorrectly or completing the jump start procedure incorrectly can cause the battery to explode, which can lead to severe injuries. Please note the following in order to reduce the risk of the battery exploding:

NOTICE

Please note the following in order to avoid considerable damage to the vehicle electrical system:
Starting the engine with jump leads
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Positive and earth jump lead connection points
Fig. 190 In the engine compartment: jump lead connection point, positive ⊕ First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The positive jump lead connection point is i ...

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Diesel particulate filter
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe diesel particulate filter filters out soot particles in the exhaust gas. The soot particles gather in the filter and are burnt under high temperatures periodically (regeneration). Heat produced can warm the engine. ...

Wheel Balancing, Rim Radial and Lateral Run-Out, Checking
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Indicator lamps
Fig. 55 In the upper section of the centre console: indicator lamp for disabled front passenger front airbag First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lit up Location Possible cause Solution Instrument c ...

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