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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:

Release Tool Set -VAS1978/35
The Release Tool Set -VAS1978/35- is used to release the various primary and secondary locking mechanisms on VW-group vehicles. The set consists of 26 different tools which can be used to professionally release or assemble e.g. round connector systems, f ...

One-Part Clean Spray Can -LLS MAX 112-, Aqua Premium System
One-Part Clean Spray Can -LLS MAX 112-, 400 ml for Water-Based Mixed Paint “Aqua Premium System” Edition 05/2014 Product Description These products include a paint spray nozzle prefilled with a ...

Seat heating
Fig. 43 In the centre console: buttons for the front seat heating First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The seat cushions on the front seats can be heated electrically when the ignition is switched on. In some versions, the backrests may also be heated. D ...

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