If there are several warnings, the corresponding
fuel level indicator
symbols will light up successively for a few
seconds. The symbols will remain on until the cause
If warnings about existing faults are displayed
Digital fuel level gauge
when the ignition is switched on, it may not be
possible to make settings or display information in
the manner described. In this case, go to a duly
qualifi ed specialized workshop and request the
repair of the anomalies. Volks wagen recommends
a Volkswagen dealer.
The beginning of the red area of the rev counter
indicates the maximum permitted engine speed for
all gears after running-in and operating at service
Before reaching the red zone, you should shift to
the next higher gear, move the selector lever to
the D/S position or lift your foot off the accelerator.
Fig. 18 Fuel level indicator on the digital instrument
panel, Pro version (representation is schematic).
· When the engine is cold, avoid high engine
speeds, subjecting it to great efforts and
· To avoid engine damage, do not allow the
rev counter needle stays in the red area of the
scale for a long time.
Upshifting early helps reduce fuel consumption
and operating noise.
Fig. 19 Fuel level indicator in the digital instrument
cluster, Basic version (schematic representation).
Problems and solutions
Fuel tank almost empty
The control indicator lights up yellow. The reserve
fuel (red mark) is being used.
1. Refuel as soon as you get the chance.
When the control indicator lights up, the aux,iliary
heater and the fuel-operated auxiliary heater are
switched off automatically.
Engine coolant temperature
If you are driving with too low a fuel level, the
vehicle could stall in traffic; In addition, accidents
and serious injuries could occur.
Digital engine coolant
· If the level in the fuel tank is too low, the fuel
may reach the engine irregularly, especially
when going up or down hills.
· The steering and assistance systems for the
driver and braking do not work if the engine
runs irregularly or shuts down due to lack of
fuel or irregular fuel supply.
· To prevent the vehicle from stalling due to lack
of fuel, refuel whenever there is only a quarter
of fuel left in the tank.
Never drain the tank completely. If the fuel supply is
irregular, misfiring can occur and unburned fuel
could reach the exhaust system.
Fig. 20 Engine coolant temperature gauge in the
digital instrument cluster, Pro version (schematic
Presence of water in diesel
The control indicator lights up yellow.
1. Turn off the engine and go to a duly qualified
specialized workshop. Volkswagen recommends
a Volkswagen dealer.
The small arrow on the fuel gauge next to
the fuel dispenser symbol points to the side
of the vehicle where the fuel filler cap is located.
Fig. 21 Engine coolant temperature display in the
digital instrument cluster, Basic version (schematic
To cold zone. The engine has not yet reached
operating temperature. Avoid high engine
speeds and high loads on the engine until it
has reached operating temperature.
B Normal zone
C Warning zone. If the engine is subjected
under heavy stress, especially at high ambient
temperatures, the pointer can move into the
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Engine coolant temperature gauge