This chapter contains information on the following subjects:
в†’ Washing the vehicle вЂ‰в†’ Washing the vehicle with a high-pressure cleaner вЂ‰
в†’ Cleaning windows and exterior mirrors вЂ‰в†’ Cleaning and changing windscreen wiper blades вЂ‰
в†’ Waxing and polishing the vehicle вЂ‰в†’ Cleaning and caring for chrome and aluminium trim parts вЂ‰
в†’ Cleaning wheels вЂ‰в†’ Care of rubber seals вЂ‰
в†’ De-icing door lock cylinders вЂ‰в†’ Underseal вЂ‰
в†’ Cleaning the engine compartment вЂ‰
Regular and expert care helps to maintain the value of the vehicle. Proper maintenance may also be one of the requirements for acknowledging warranty claims in the event of corrosion or paint defects.
Suitable care products are available from Volkswagen dealers.
Additional information and warnings:
WARNINGCar care products can be toxic and hazardous. Unsuitable care products and incorrect application of care products can cause accidents, serious injuries, burns or poisoning.
WARNINGIncorrect care and cleaning of vehicle parts can impair the safety features of the vehicle and thus cause serious injury.
NOTICECleaning products which contain solvents will damage the material.
In the interests of environmental protection, the vehicle should be washed only in specially provided wash bays. This prevents toxic, oil, grease and fuel laden waste water entering the sewerage system. In some districts, washing vehicles anywhere else may be prohibited.
Environmentally-friendly care products should be used.
Left over car care products should not be disposed of with ordinary household waste. Read the manufacturer's instructions.
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