VW Touran manuals

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Ignition lock  

 → Starting the engine  

 → Switching off the engine  

 → Electronic immobilizer  

 → Engine pre-heating  

Immobilizer display

If the vehicle key is not valid or there is a fault in the system then or Immobilizer active! will be displayed in the instrument cluster. The engine cannot be started   .

Push-starting and tow-starting

For technical reasons, your vehicle must not be push-started or tow-started. Use jump leads to start the engine instead.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Switching the engine off while the vehicle is moving makes it more difficult to stop the vehicle. This could lead to a loss of control over the vehicle as well as to accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

The risk of serious injury can be reduced with the engine running or when starting the engine.

WARNING

The components of the exhaust system become very hot. This could lead to fires and serious injuries.
Starting and stopping the engine
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Ignition lock
Fig. 127 Vehicle key positions First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings    Vehicle key     No ve ...

Other materials:

Manual gearbox: selecting a gear
Fig. 131 Gear shift pattern of a 6-speed manual gearbox First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The positions of the individual driving gears are shown on the gearshift lever  . Fully depress and hold the clutch pedal. Move the gearshift lever t ...

Radio reception and aerials
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings For factory-fitted radio and navigation devices, the aerial for radio reception can be installed in various locations in the vehicle: On the inside of the rear window, together with the rear window heating, O ...

Tire Sidewall Swelling
A swelling in the flank of the tire indicates that the substructure of the carcass has been damaged.     Typical causes for such damage include, for example, driving over curbs at a sharp angle. ...

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