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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Information on steering

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The steering should be locked every time you leave vehicle to make it more difficult for break-ins to occur.

Mechanical steering column lock

Activating the steering lock Deactivating the steering lock
Park the vehicle   . Turn the steering wheel slightly to take the load off the steering lock mechanism.
Remove the vehicle key. Insert the vehicle key into the ignition lock.
Turn the steering wheel slightly until you hear the steering lock click into place. Hold the steering wheel in this position and turn the ignition on.

Electro-mechanical steering

With the electromechanical steering system, the steering assistance is automatically matched to vehicle speed, the steering wheel torque and the steering wheel angle. The electro-mechanical steering functions only when the engine is running.

You will need considerably more strength than normal to steer the vehicle if the steering assistance is reduced or has failed completely.

Counter steering assistance

The counter steering assistance function provides the driver with steering assistance in critical driving situations. Additional steering power helps the driver when counter steering  .

WARNING

The counter steering assistance function, along with the ESP, provides the driver with steering assistance in critical driving situations. The driver must steer the vehicle in any case. The vehicle is not steered with the counter steering assistance.
Warning and indicator lamps
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