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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamp  
 → Pedals  
 → Manual gearbox: selecting a gear  
 → Automatic gearbox: selecting a gear  
 → Changing gear using Tiptronic  
 → Driving with an automatic gearbox  
 → Fault in the function of the automatic gearbox 
 → Gear-change indicator

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

The following will occur if reverse gear is selected and the ignition is switched on:

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Rapid acceleration can cause loss of traction and skidding, particularly on slippery roads. This can cause you to lose control of the vehicle, which can lead to accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Never ride the brake pedal. Do not overuse the brake pedal. Constant braking will cause the brakes to overheat. This can considerably reduce the brake effect, increase the braking distance and, in certain circumstances, cause the brake system to fail completely.

NOTICE
Changing gear
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Warning and indicator lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Solution Dual clutch gearbox DSG® ov ...

Other materials:

AGM Battery
Maintenance-Free Battery with Specific Electrolyte without a Visual Indicator Lead-acid battery, where the electrolyte is fixed in an absorbent glass mat (AGM). The battery is closed and equipped with breather valves. ...

Current Draw Test
  WARNING Batteries that have a light yellow visual indicator do not have to be tested or charged. Jump starting must not be used! There is a risk of explosion during testing, ...

Locking the front passenger door and rear doors manually
Fig. 156 In the end face of the right-hand door: manual lock covered by a rubber seal Fig. 157 Manually locking the vehicle with the vehicle key First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If the vehicle has a lock cylinder in the door handle of the front passe ...

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