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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Notes on tow-starting

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Vehicles should not be tow-started wherever possible. Use jump leads to start the engine instead .

For technical reasons, the following vehicles cannot be tow-started:

However, if the vehicle still has to be tow-started (manual gearbox):

NOTICE

When tow-starting, unburnt fuel can enter the catalytic converter and damage it.
Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Notes on tow-starting  → Notes on towing  → Fitting the front towing eye  → Rear towing eye   ...

Notes on towing
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Tow rope or tow bar It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow b ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing the headlights
Fig. 176 In the engine compartment: securing bolts for the right headlight Fig. 177 Guides for installing the right headlight First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Depending on the vehicle variant, the headlight may have to be removed in order to replac ...

Ignition lock
Fig. 107 Positions of the vehicle key in the ignition lock First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The steering lock can be activated when there is no vehicle key in the ignition lock. Vehicle key positions   Ignition switched off. The vehicle key ca ...

Closing the tailgate
Fig. 31 Open tailgate: handle recesses for closing the tailgate First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Closing the tailgate Grip one of the recesses in the interior trim of the tailgate . Pull the tailgate down with some force until it engages in th ...

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