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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Notes on tow-starting
 → Notes on towing
 → Fitting the front towing eye
 → Rear towing eye
 → Driving tips when towing

Comply with any legal requirements when towing and tow starting.

For technical reasons, vehicles with a discharged battery must not be tow-started.

Towing a vehicle when the engine is switched off and the ignition is switched on discharges the vehicle battery. Depending on the vehicle battery charge level, the drop in voltage can be large enough after just a few minutes that electrical consumers in the vehicle will no longer function, e.g. the hazard warning lights.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Never tow a vehicle that has no power supply.

WARNING

If a vehicle is being towed, the vehicle handling and braking effect will change significantly. Please note the following in order to reduce the risk of an accident or serious injuries:

NOTICE

Tow-starting and towing
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Notes on tow-starting
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Vehicles should not be tow-started wherever possible. Use jump leads to start the engine instead . For technical reasons, ...

Other materials:

Mechanical controls on the front seats
Fig. 37 Front left seat controls with convenient entry function. Fig. 38 Front right seat controls without convenient entry function. First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Front left seat controls with convenient entry function The layout of the controls ...

A/C Programmer -J127
This programmer switches the refrigerant flow direction through the second evaporator if the temperature on the cooling fins on the second evaporator lowers to the freezing point for water (icing protection).   ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Preparations for changing a wheel  → Wheel bolts  → Lifting the vehicle with the jack  → Changing a wheel  → After changing a wheel Some models are delivered without a factory-fitted jack or ...

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