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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Warning and indicator lamp

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Dual clutch gearbox DSG® overheated. Do not drive on!
Move the selector lever to position P and leave the gearbox to cool down.
If the warning lamp does not go out, do not continue to drive. Seek expert assistance. Failure to do so can cause considerable damage to the gearbox   .
Brake pedal not depressed. To select a position, press the brake pedal   .
Flashes Possible cause Solution
The lock button in the selector lever is not engaged. The vehicle cannot drive off. Engage the selector lever lock   .
Fault in automatic gearbox.
flashes alternately with selector lever display e.g. D.
Drive to the nearest qualified workshop immediately at a low engine speed to have the system checked.

Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly as a functional check when the ignition is switched on. They will switch off after a few seconds.

WARNING

Failure to observe illuminated warning lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle breaking down in traffic, and can cause accident and serious injury.

NOTICE

Failure to observe illuminated indicator lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle being damaged.
Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning and indicator lamp    → Pedals    → Manual gearbox: selecting a gear    → Automatic gea ...

Pedals
Fig. 108 Pedals in vehicles with a manual gearbox: ① accelerator, ② brake pedal, ③ clutch pedal Fig. 109 Pedals in vehicles with an automatic gearbox: ① accelerator, ② brake pedal Fi ...

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Rims
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe design of the wheel bolts is matched to the rims. If different rims are fitted, the correct wheel bolts with the right length and correctly shaped bolt heads must be used. This ensures that wheels are fitted securely ...

Visual Inspection
  WARNING Risk of injury. Follow all Warnings and Safety Precautions. Refer to → Chapter „Warnings and Safety Precautions“. Prior to performing any measurement ...

Manual gearbox: selecting a gear
Fig. 110 Gear shift pattern of a 5 or 6-speed manual gearbox First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The positions of the individual driving gears are shown on the gearshift lever  . Fully depress and hold the clutch pedal. Move the gear lever t ...

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