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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Warning and indicator lights

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

Lights up Possible cause Proper response
Engine oil level too low. Stop the engine. Check the engine oil level ⇒ Checking the engine oil level and adding oil .
Flashes Possible cause Proper response
Engine oil pressure too low. Stop!

Switch off the engine. Check the engine oil level.

– If the warning light flashes although the oil level is normal, do not continue driving or let the engine idle. Otherwise, the engine could be damaged. Contact an authorized Volkswagen dealer or an authorized Volkswagen Service Facility.
Engine oil level sensor malfunction. Have the engine oil sensor checked by an authorized Volkswagen dealer or an authorized Volkswagen Service Facility.

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.

Warning

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.

Note

Failure to heed warning lights or text WARNINGS can result in vehicle damage.
     Introduction to the subject
    In this chapter you will find information on the following subjects:⇒ Warning and indicator lights  ⇒ Engine oil specifications ⇒ Engine oil capacities  ⇒ Checking the engine oil lev ...

    Engine oil specifications
    Read and follow the introductory information and safety information first⇒Introduction to the subject The engine oil used must conform to exact specifications. Using the proper engine oil is ...

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