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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Indicator lamps

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause Correction
Engine management system malfunction (Electronic Power Control). The engine should be checked by a qualified workshop as soon as possible.
Diesel engine pre-glow before starting the engine.
Fault in catalytic converter. Decrease speed. Drive carefully to the next qualified workshop. Have the engine checked.
Diesel particulate filter has become saturated with soot. Drive for approximately 15 minutes in 4th gear (manual gearbox) or select D (automatic gearbox) at a speed of at least 70 km/h (45 mph).
Please observe any valid speed limits  .
Go to a qualified workshop if the indicator lamp still does not go out.
Flashes Possible cause Correction
Fault in engine management system (diesel engine). The engine should be checked by a qualified workshop as soon as possible.
Misfiring which damages the catalytic converter. Decrease speed. Drive carefully to the next qualified workshop. Have the engine checked.

Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly when the ignition is switched on while the vehicle runs functional checks. They will switch off after a few seconds.

WARNING

Please observe legal requirements if cleaning the diesel particulate filter when in traffic.
  • Follow driving recommendation only if visibility, weather, road and traffic conditions are suitable.
  • Do not endanger other vehicles on the road.

NOTICE

To avoid damage to your vehicle, always observe the indicator lamps and associated warning texts.

If the indicator lamps , or are lit up, fuel consumption may be higher and engine performance reduced.
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