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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Positive and earth jump lead connection points
 → How to start the engine using jump leads

If the engine fails to start because the vehicle battery is flat, the flat battery can be connected to the battery of another vehicle to start the engine. Before using jump leads, check the window on the vehicle battery .

Jump leads must comply with DIN 72553, see manufacturer's documentation. The wire cross section must be at least 25 mm2 for petrol engines and at least 35 mm2 for diesel engines.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Using the jump leads incorrectly or completing the jump start procedure incorrectly can cause the battery to explode, which can lead to severe injuries. Please note the following in order to reduce the risk of the battery exploding:

NOTICE

Please note the following in order to avoid considerable damage to the vehicle electrical system:
Starting the engine with jump leads
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Positive and earth jump lead connection points
Fig. 190 In the engine compartment: jump lead connection point, positive ⊕ First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The positive jump lead connection point is i ...

Other materials:

Fuses in the vehicle
Fig. 172 Dash panel on the driver side: fuse box cover Fig. 173 In the front left of the engine compartment: fuse box cover First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Fuses must always be replaced by a new fuse with the same amp rating (same colour and marki ...

Refrigerant Circuit Pipes and Hoses
  Caution Non-approved tools or materials such as leak sealing additives can cause damage or malfunctions in the system. Only use tools and materials approved by the manufactu ...

Battery Charger -VAS5900- Maintenance Charging
  Note If the battery is discharged by an electrical consumer during maintenance charging, the Battery Charger -VAS5900- automatically supplies the appropriate charge. Maintenance charging can be performed without time ...

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