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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Side airbags

Fig. 59 On left-hand side of vehicle: deployment zone of the side airbag (variant A). On the side of the front seat: location and deployment range of the side airbag (variant B)

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The side airbags are located in the outer seat backrest cushions of the driver seat and front passenger seat B. The locations of the airbags can be identified by the presence of stickers containing the word AIRBAG. The areas marked in red in show the side airbag deployment zones.

During a side collision, the side airbags will be deployed on the side of the vehicle which is impacted, thus reducing the risk of injury to the areas of the vehicle occupants' bodies facing the impact.

WARNING

Once triggered, the airbag inflates at high speed.

WARNING

Incorrect use of the driver and front passenger seat could hinder the proper function of the side airbag and cause serious injury.
Switching the front passenger front airbag on and off manually using the key-operated switch
Fig. 58 In the stowage compartment on the front passenger side: key switch for disabling and enabling the front airbag on the front passenger side First read and observe the introductory informa ...

Combined curtain and side airbags
Fig. 60 On left-hand side of vehicle: deployment zone of the combined curtain and side airbags (variant A). On the side of the front seat: location and deployment zone of the combined curtain and ...

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Information stickers and plates
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Tires, Mounting, Wheels without and with Tire Pressure Monitoring System
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Engine oil specification
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