Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Making you and your vehicle safe  

 → First-aid kit, warning triangle, high-visibility waistcoat and fire extinguisher  

Additional information and warnings:

  • Braking, stopping and parking  
  • Manually closing or opening  
  • Vehicle tool kit  
  • Changing a wheel  

WARNING

A broken-down vehicle increases the risk of accidents in road traffic – both for you and other road users.
  • Stop the vehicle as soon as it is possible and safe to do so. Park the vehicle at a safe distance from moving traffic in order to lock all doors securely in an emergency. Switch on hazard warning lights to warn other road users.
  • Never leave children, anyone requiring assistance or disabled people alone in the vehicle when the doors are locked. This may mean that they are locked in the vehicle in an emergency. Persons locked in the vehicle may be subjected to very high or very low temperatures.
    In an emergency
    ...

    Making you and your vehicle safe
    Fig. 190 In the middle of the dash panel: hazard warning light switch First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Observe any legislation concerning the safety of a ...

    Other materials:

    Refrigerant Circuit, Flushing
      Note For vehicles in which no adapters fit on to the refrigerant pipes, for example, a blower pistol with rubber mouthpiece is to be used to blow through individual components. Special care must be taken not to damage the connections (crus ...

    Securing child seats with the top tether
    Fig. 74 Top tether straps fitted in the luggage compartment First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Child seats with the ISOFIX system and top tether must be secured on the outer seats of the second row of seats only. Observe the instructions prov ...

    Indicator lamp in the vehicle key
    Fig. 19 Indicator lamp in the vehicle key First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If a button in the vehicle key is pressed briefly, the indicator lamp   (arrow) flashes once. The lamp will flash several times if the button is pressed and held, e ...