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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning lamp  

 → Preparing the vehicle for working in the engine compartment  

 → Opening and closing the bonnet  

Before carrying out any work in the engine compartment, always park the vehicle on a level and stable surface.

The engine compartment of a motor vehicle is a hazardous area. Never carry out any work on the engine or in the engine compartment if you are not familiar with the necessary procedures and the general safety requirements or only incorrect operating equipment and service fluids as well as unsuitable tools are available  . Have the work carried out by a qualified workshop if you are uncertain. Serious injuries can be caused if work is carried out incorrectly.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Unintentional vehicle movements during service work can cause serious injury.

WARNING

The engine compartment of any motor vehicle is a dangerous area. Serious injuries can be sustained here.

WARNING

High voltages in the electrical system can cause electric shocks, burns, serious injuries and death!

WARNING

There are rotating components in the engine compartment that can cause serious injury.

WARNING

Operating fluids and some materials in the engine compartment are highly flammable and can cause fires and serious injuries!

NOTICE

When refilling or changing operating fluids please ensure that the fluids are in the correct container. Incorrect operating fluids can cause serious functional problems and create function errors and cause engine damage!

Service fluids leaks are harmful to the environment. For this reason, make regular checks on the ground underneath your vehicle. If you find spots of oil or other fluids, have the vehicle inspected by a qualified workshop. Any spilt service fluids must be disposed of properly.
Preparation for working in the engine compartment
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Warning lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Correction Bonnet not closed properly ...

Other materials:

Various securing systems
Fig. 71 On the rear seats: figures Ⓐ and Ⓑ illustrate the main securing points for the child restraint system on the lower retaining rings and top tether. Figure Ⓒ shows how to secure the child restraint system using the vehicle's seat belt First read and observe the introd ...

Using the Park Assist system to get out of a parking space
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Getting out of a parking space Start the engine. Press  button. When the function is switched on, a lamp lights up in the button  . Press the turn signal lever for the side of the street where th ...

Towing a trailer
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Headlight adjustment Towing a trailer can raise the front end of the vehicle enough for the dipped beam to blind other road users. Use the headlight range control to lower the light cone as required   . If yo ...

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