In an emergency, request the help of specialized
Fuel and exhaust gas
Types of fuel and
Safety warnings regarding
the handling of fuel
Introduction to the topic
The fuel tank flap is located on the right side of the
vehicle, in the rear area.
Improper handling of fuel can cause explosions,
fire, severe burns, and other injuries.
· Before refuelling, turn off the engine, ignition
and mobile phone as well as other radio
Identification and standards
· Before refuelling, switch off the heating in
dependent ÿ p. 130.
Note and from page 291.
· To avoid electrostatic discharges, do not climb
into the vehicle during refueling.
· Make sure that the fuel tank cap is closed
properly and that no fuel is leaking.
Observe the safety instructions
current regulations and local regulations
regarding the handling of fuels.
If it is refueled in the wrong way, it can start a fire
and cause serious injury and damage to the vehicle.
Fig. 202 On the inside of the fuel tank flap: fuel sticker
· Refuel only fuels that have been au
twisted for the vehicle.
· Do not refuel metal fuels and only use additives
authorized by Volkswagen in the authorized
dose in each case.
The type of fuel that must be refueled depends on
the motorization of the vehicle. The type of fuel
used by the vehicle is indicated on the factory fuel
label on the fuel filler flap ÿ fig. 202.
· If fuel spills, wipe it off immediately from all parts
of the vehicle.
The designation and frame indicate which fuel is
appropriate for the vehicle. These are the minimum
requirements that the fuel must meet. It is not
allowed to refuel any other fuel ÿ .
The fuel it contains can be released from a
reserve drum. This can cause a fire and injury.
· Do not carry reserve drums in the vehicle.
The fuel to be refueled has to meet one of the
following standards. It is not allowed to refuel any
other fuel ÿ .
Fuel can pollute the environment. If any
operating fluid leaks, collect it and dispose
of it properly.
If fuel of the mentioned standards is not
available, ask a Volks wagen dealer or a
specialized workshop which of the available fuels
is suitable for the vehicle.
Emergency unlocking of the fuel filler flap is
not possible. in case
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Safety warnings regarding the handling of fuel