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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Warning lamp  

 → Checking the electrolyte level of the vehicle battery  

 → Charging, replacing, disconnecting and connecting the vehicle battery  

The vehicle battery is a component of the electrical system in the vehicle.

Never carry out any work on the electrical system if you are not familiar with the necessary procedures and the general safety requirements and only unsuitable tools are available  ! Have the work carried out by a qualified workshop if you are uncertain. Volkswagen recommends using a Volkswagen dealership for this purpose. Serious injuries can be caused if work is carried out incorrectly.

Number and location of the vehicle battery

The vehicle battery is located in the engine compartment.

Explanation of the warnings on the vehicle battery

Symbol Meaning
Always wear eye protection!
Electrolyte is very corrosive and caustic. Always wear protective gloves and eye protection!
Fires, sparks, naked lights and smoking are prohibited!
A highly explosive mixture of gases is given off when the vehicle battery is charging!
Always keep children away from acid and vehicle battery!

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Any work on the vehicle battery and the electrical system can cause serious chemical burns, fire and electric shocks. Always read the following warnings and safety information before carrying out any kind of work:

NOTICE

Vehicle battery
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Warning lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Correction Fault in the alternator. ...

Other materials:

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual. Contents of the breakdown set
Fig. 211 The breakdown set First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The breakdown set is located underneath the floor covering in the luggage compartment. It includes the following components  : Valve insert extractor Sticker with the maximum permitted ...

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual. Test after driving for 10 minutes
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Re-connect the tyre filler hose   and check the tyre pressure on the tyre pressure monitoring display ⑥. 1.3 bar (19 psi / 130 kPa) and lower: Do not drive on! The tyre cannot be sealed sufficiently with the b ...

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