VW Touran manuals

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system 

 → Loading the load carrier system  

The roof of the vehicle is designed to optimise the aerodynamics. Therefore, conventional mounts or other load carrier systems can no longer be attached to a rain channel.

As the rain channels have been integrated in the roof for better aerodynamics, only those mounts, roof bars or load carrier systems approved by Volkswagen can be used.

When should the mounts or roof bars and load carrier system be removed?

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

When transporting heavy or bulky objects in the load carrier system, the way the vehicle handles will change due to a shift in the centre of gravity and increased susceptibility to crosswinds.

NOTICE

Driving with fitted mounts, roof bars or load carriers will increase air resistance and thus increase fuel consumption.

Roof carrier
...

Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system
Fig. 104 Vehicles without roof rails: attachment points for mounts Fig. 105 Vehicles with roof railings: attachment area for roof bars First read and observe the introductory information and ...

Other materials:

Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery
Fig. 179 In the engine compartment: removing the battery cover Fig. 180 Engine compartment: pushing up the vehicle battery sleeve First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The electrolyte level of the vehicle battery should be checked regularly in high-mil ...

Run-Flat Tire PAX, Repairing
General Information It is generally not necessary to replace a tire after going flat and after driving on a flat tire.   Note The affected tire should be removed and checked for damaged by trained profession ...

Handling of wheels and tyres
Fig. 183 Changing wheels First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The tyres are the most used and most underestimated parts of a vehicle. Tyres are very important as the narrow tyre surfaces are the only contact between the vehicle and the road. The service ...

© 2016-2019 Copyright www.vwtouran.net