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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Warning light

Read and follow the introductory information and safety information firstIntroduction to the subject 

Lights up Possible cause Proper response
Engine hood not properly closed. Stop!

Close the engine hood.

When the ignition is switched on, several warning and indicator lights come on briefly for a function check. They go out after a few seconds.

If the engine hood is open or not closed properly, the warning light comes on in the instrument cluster: .

Depending on your vehicle's equipment and options, a symbol showing that the hood is not properly closed may appear in the instrument cluster display instead of the warning light. The symbol will still be displayed even after the ignition is switched off. The display goes out about 15 seconds after the vehicle has been locked with the doors closed.


Failure to heed warning lights and instrument cluster text messages can cause the vehicle to break down in traffic and result in a collision and serious personal injury.
  • Never ignore warning lights or text WARNINGS.
  • Always stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.
     Introduction to the subject
    In this chapter you will find information on the following subjects:⇒ Warning light  ⇒ Getting ready to work in the engine compartment ⇒ Opening and closing the engine compartment  A ...

    Getting ready to work in the engine compartment
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