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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Catalytic converter

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The catalytic converter is used for exhaust gas post-treatment and helps to reduce exhaust emissions. To help ensure long-term functionality in the exhaust system and the catalytic converter:

If you notice misfiring, uneven running or loss of power when the vehicle is moving, reduce speed immediately. The vehicle should be inspected at the nearest qualified workshop. If this happens, unburnt fuel can enter the exhaust system and escape into the atmosphere. The catalytic converter can also be damaged by overheating.

Even when the exhaust purification system is working perfectly, there may be a smell of sulphur from the exhaust in some conditions. This depends on the sulphur content of the fuel being used.

Indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lit up Possible cause Solution Engine management syste ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Checklist
Never carry out any work on the engine or in the engine compartment if you are not familiar with the requisite procedures and general safety requirements, or if you only have access to incorrect operating equipment, service fluids, and unsuitable tools   . The work should be carried ou ...

Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system
Fig. 90 Securing points for mounts or roof bars (both sides) A: for 2-door vehicles without roof railing. B: for 4-door vehicles without roof railing. C: for vehicles with roof railing First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Mounts or roof bars serve as the b ...

Performance figures
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings For reasons of vehicle registration and vehicle taxation, the power output and performance of some engines may vary in some countries from the information given in this booklet. Petrol engines ...

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