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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Warning lamps and indicator lamps

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Lit up Possible cause   Correction
Brake system fault. Do not drive on!
Use expert assistance immediately   .
Brake fluid level is too low. Do not drive on!
Check brake fluid level   .
Together with ABS indicator lamp : ABS not functioning. Go to a qualified workshop. The vehicle can be braked without ABS.
The handbrake is on. Release the handbrake.
Front brake pads worn. Go to a qualified workshop immediately. Have all brake pads checked and renewed as necessary.
  ESP switched off by the system. Switch the ignition on and off. If necessary, drive a short distance.
ESP fault. Go to a qualified workshop.
Together with ABS indicator lamp : ABS faulty. Go to a qualified workshop. The vehicle can be braked without ABS.
Vehicle battery has been reconnected.
TCS switched off manually. Switch on TCS   . Switch on TCS automatically by switching the ignition off and on.
In conjunction with ESP indicator lamp : ABS faulty. Go to a qualified workshop. The vehicle can be braked without ABS.
Together with warning lamp : ABS not functioning.
Brake pedal not depressed. To select a gear, press the brake pedal.
Flashes Possible cause Correction
ESP/TCS is taking corrective action. Remove foot from accelerator pedal. Adapt driving style to suit road conditions.

Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly when the ignition is switched on while the vehicle runs functional checks. They will switch off after a few seconds.

WARNING

Failure to observe the warning lamps and text messages could lead to your vehicle breaking down in traffic, accidents and serious injuries.

WARNING

Driving with poor brakes can result in accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

Failure to observe the warning lamps and text messages could lead to your vehicle being damaged.
Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning lamps and indicator lamps    → Handbrake    → Parking    → Information on the brakes   ...

Handbrake
Fig. 136 Handbrake between the front seats First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Applying the handbrake Lift the handbrake lever up fully. The handbr ...

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Synchronising the vehicle key
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The vehicle may no longer be able to be locked or unlocked with the remote control if you press the button repeatedly outside of the effective range of the vehicle key. If this is the case, the vehicle key needs to ...

Lower section of the centre console
Fig. 8 Overview of the lower section of the centre console (left-hand drive vehicles) Fig. 9 Overview of the lower section of the centre console (right-hand drive vehicles) Key for   and  : Ashtray Cigarette lighter   or 12-volt socket   Stowage compartment Lever for: ...

Checking with Expansion Valve and Receiver/Dryer, without Regulated A/C Compressor
Test Requirements Radiator and condenser are clean (clean if necessary). The ribbed belt for the A/C compressor and alternator tensioned correctly. All air ducts, covers and seals are OK and installed correc ...

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