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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Warning and indicator lamps

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Engine oil level is too low. Switch off the engine. Check the engine oil level .
Flashes Possible cause Solution
Engine oil pressure is too low. Do not drive on!
Switch off the engine. Check the engine oil level.
Do not drive on or remain at idling speed if the warning lamp is flashing, even if the engine oil level is correct. The engine could otherwise be damaged. Seek expert assistance.
Fault in the engine oil system. Go to a qualified workshop. The engine oil sensor should be 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 lamps  → Engine oil specification  → Checking the engine oil level and refilling engine ...

Engine oil specification
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe engine oil used must correspond exactly to specifications. The correct engine oil is important for the function and servic ...

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