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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Warning lamp

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Solution
Fault in the alternator. Go to a qualified workshop. The electrical system should be checked.
Switch off all electrical equipment that is not required. The vehicle battery will not be charged by the alternator while the vehicle is in motion.

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 lamp  → Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery  → Charging, replacing, disconnecting an ...

Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery
Fig. 141 In the engine compartment: removing the vehicle battery cover First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe electrolyte level of the vehicle battery should ...

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Start/stop system
Fig. 119 In the upper part of the centre console: button for the start/stop system First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If the start/stop system is activated, the engine will be switched off automatically when the vehicle is stationary. When required, t ...

Frequently asked questions
If you suspect that there is a fault in the vehicle or if your vehicle has been damaged, read and observe the following information before contacting a Volkswagen dealership or qualified workshop. You may also find useful information in the index under the headings Things to note or Checklist. ...

Critical Point
Vehicle air conditioning systems make use of the vaporization and condensation process. In this case, one works with a substance which boils easily, designated as refrigerant. The refrigerant employed is tetrafluoroethane R134a, which bo ...

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