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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Ignition lock  
 → Starting the engine  
 → Stopping the engine  
 → Electronic immobilizer

Notes in this chapter concerning the automatic gearbox are applicable both for the automatic gearbox and the dual clutch gearbox DSG®.

Immobilizer display

If the vehicle key is not valid or there is a fault in the system then Immobilizer active! may be displayed in the instrument cluster. The engine cannot be started.

Push starting or tow starting

For technical reasons, your vehicle must not be push-started or tow-started. Use jump leads to start the engine instead.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Switching the engine off while the vehicle is moving makes it more difficult to stop the vehicle. This can lead to loss of control of the vehicle and to accidents and severe injuries.

WARNING

The risk of serious injury can be reduced with the engine running or when starting the engine.

WARNING

The components of the exhaust system become very hot. This can cause fires and serious injuries.
Starting and stopping the engine
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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 ...

Other materials:

Driving through water on roads
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Please follow these rules to help prevent damage to your vehicle when driving through water, for example if the road is flooded: Check the depth of the water before driving through it. The water level must be no hig ...

Suction Feed Spray Gun -VAG1538
Definition: Suction Feed Spray Gun -VAG 1538- Product Description: For the retroactive sealing of cavities in all new and used cars, as well as for applying underbody protection materials. ...

Spray Can Filling Device -VAS6425
Definition: Spray Can Filling Device -VAS6425- Product Description The spray can filling device is a pneumatic, maintenance-free dispensing device for filling spray cans with mixed base paint ...

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