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VW dash warning lights - Red

Red warning lights require urgent attention and may cause damage to the vehicle or cause an accident or injuries to persons if ignored.

Stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and switch off the ignition. Arrange a recovery via Volkswagen Assist or contact a dealer before proceeding. Find your nearest Volkswagen dealer

Volkswagen Assistance Recovery covers VW vehicles up to 12 months old (Phaeton and Touareg - 3 years).
Contact 0800 777 192

Note: Functions and lights are model specific and may not appear on your vehicle. Please refer to your vehicle handbook for detailed explanation of the feature.

Return to the main VW dash warning light page

Return to the previous RED VW dash warning light page

Go to the YELLOW/AMBER VW dash warning light page

Go to the GREEN VW dash warning light page


DOOR OPEN WARNING - Check all doors are secure. If warning light remains on seek professional assistance.


BONNET OPEN WARNING - Check the bonnet is secure. If warning light continues proceed with caution to your VW dealer.


BOOT/TAILGATE OPEN WARNING - Check the boot/tailgate is closed. If warning light remains on seek a professional diagnosis.

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