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VW Tiguan 2021 Owner's Manual ➜ Information regarding the EU regulation on chemical substations

Only duly qualified technical personnel are  
· Never clean the antennas with products that are corrosive  
or contain acids.  
authorized to carry out maintenance work on the  
air conditioner.  
flammable refrigerant  
If an infotainment system is retrofitted, it must be  
compatible with the antenna amplifier fitted as standard in  
the vehicle. Otherwise, the amplifier may be damaged.  
Make sure that all components are disposed  
of correctly and never fit components disassembled  
from end-of-life vehicles or from recycling plants  
into the vehicle.  
component protection  
Air conditioning refrigerant oil The  
air conditioner is charged with refrigerant oil. The air  
conditioning compressor sign indicates the type and  
quantity of refrigerating oil used ÿ p. 389.  
Some electronic components, such as the infotainment  
system, and some control units are factory-fitted with  
a component guard.  
Component protection allows the lawful assembly or  
replacement of components and control units by a  
qualified specialist workshop. Volkswagen recommends  
a Volkswagen dealer.  
To guarantee correct and safe operation of the air  
conditioner, only duly qualified technical personnel are  
authorized to carry out maintenance work on it.  
In the following situations, component protection prevents  
factory-supplied components from unrestricted use outside  
the vehicle:  
· Never repair the air conditioning evaporator with  
disassembled parts from vehicles at the end of their  
useful life or from recycling plants, nor replace it with  
this type of parts.  
— Mounting on other vehicles, e.g. For example, after a robbery.  
— Use of components outside the vehicle.  
If a message about component protection is displayed on  
the instrument panel display or on the infotainment system  
display, visit a suitably qualified specialist workshop.  
Volkswagen recommends a Volkswagen dealer.  
infotainment system and  
you had  
The antennas for the infotainment system are mounted  
in different places in the vehicle:  
— on the inside of the rear window;  
— on the inside of the rear side windows  
you will;  
Information regarding the EU  
regulation on chemical  
substances and preparations  
— on the inside of the windscreen;  
— on the roof of the vehicle.  
The integrated antennas on the inside of the crystals are  
made of fine metal wires.  
In accordance with the European regulation on chemical  
substances and preparations REACH, Volkswagen would  
like to inform you of the substances that the vehicle could  
The antennas that are located on the inside of the crystals  
can be damaged by objects rubbing against them or by the  
use of corrosive or acid-containing products.  
This information can be found on the Internet based on  
the vehicle identification number ÿ p. 415:  
· Do not stick stickers on top of metal threads, eg. e.g.,  
in the area of the rear window.  
Information for the client  
— The deletion of any type of personal data stored in said  
devices is your responsibility.  
Disposal of used batteries,  
accumulators and electronic devices  
More information about the delivery and recycling of these  
products can be found at Volkswagen dealers.  
Used batteries and accumulators  
The end user must selectively collect and dispose of used  
batteries and accumulators, recognizable by the symbol of a  
crossed-out wheelie bin, and return used batteries and  
Declaration of conformity  
. As an end user, you are obligated to  
The concerned manufacturer hereby declares that the  
products listed below were in compliance with the basic  
requirements and other relevant laws and regulations at the  
time of vehicle production, including FCC Part 15.19, FCC Part  
15.21 and RSS- Gen Issue 1:  
Batteries and accumulators containing heavy metals are marked  
Hg (mercury), Cd (mine cad) and/or Pb (lead). Heavy metals  
can harm human and animal health and accumulate in the  
environment. To avoid these consequences, always separate  
these products from other waste and return them conveniently  
Equipment that works by radio frequency  
— Electronic immobilizer  
— Vehicle key  
The handling of lithium batteries requires special care, e.g. For  
example, they must never become very hot or be damaged by  
hand. Substances that could escape in the form of gas or liquid  
can constitute a considerable risk to health and the environment.  
Also, a short circuit of the poles can cause a fire or an explosion.  
— Tire pressure monitoring system  
— Radio frequency remote control of the independent heating  
— Keyless lock and start system "Keyless Ac  
— In the member countries of the EU and in other mu  
— Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)  
In many countries, used batteries and accumulators can be  
returned to Volkswa dealers.  
— Emergency braking assistant (Front Assist) with city emergency  
braking function  
— Lane Change Assist (Side Assist)  
— Pedestrian detection system  
— You can find more information about the delivery and  
recycling of these products at Volkswagen dealers.  
— Emergency Assistant (Emergency Assist)  
— Driving assistant (Travel Assist)  
Used electrical and electronic devices Your vehicle  
contains electrical and electronic devices, such as the SD  
card for the navigation system or radio frequency remote  
electrical equipment  
— 12 volt outlet  
— Depending on the equipment and the country, other power  
outlets with a voltage between 100 and 230 volts ÿ p. 229  
You can recognize them by the crossed-out wheelie bin symbol.  
Used devices with this symbol must be separated from normal  
household waste and disposed of separately according to legal  
regulations. You can deliver these devices to local waste collection  
points or, if necessary, through nationally authorized collection  
Third party copyright information  
— Batteries, including rechargeable batteries, of such devices  
that are not permanently mounted must be removed  
beforehand and properly disposed of separately.  
Some of the vehicle-mounted products contain software  
components that are under Open Source licenses.  
5 N M 0 1 2 7 6 0 A J  
A list of code software components is available on the website  
mentioned above.  
Disposal of used batteries, accumulators and electronic devices  

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