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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning and indicator lamps  
 → Handbrake  
 → Parking  
 → Information on the brakes  
 → Brake support systems  
 → Switching the TCS on and off  
 → Brake fluid

The brake support systems are the anti-lock brake system (ABS), the Brake Assist system (BAS), the electronic differential lock (EDS), the traction control system (TCS) and the electronic stabilisation programme (ESC).

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Driving with worn brake pads or with a faulty brake system can cause accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Incorrect parking can cause serious injuries.

NOTICE

Braking, stopping and parking
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Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause   Solution Handbrake is applied. ...

Other materials:

Towing a trailer
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Headlight adjustment Towing a trailer can raise the front end of the vehicle enough for the dipped beam to blind other road users. Use the headlight range control to lower the light cone as required. If you do not have ...

Rain/light sensor
Fig. 75 Windscreen wiper lever: setting the rain/light sensor Ⓐ Fig. 76 Sensitive surface of the rain/light sensor First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings When the rain/light sensor is activated, it automatically controls the frequency of the wiper inte ...

Seat belt routing
Fig. 52 Correct seat belt routing and head restraint adjustment Fig. 53 Correct seat belt routing during pregnancy First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Seat belts only provide an optimum level of protection during an accident when they are routed corre ...

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