High-voltage battery empty - vehicle operation not possible
A red high-voltage battery empty - vehicle operation not possible light means you should stop the car as soon as it's safe
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Vehicle operation not possible
The temperature of the high-voltage battery is too low.
The indicator lamp lights up before the vehicle is started.
The indicator lamp lights up red.
A text message is shown on the ID. Display
An acoustic warning is given.
Low power can lead to the vehicle breaking down in traffic.
Only manoeuvring operation (up to 7 km/h) possible.
The vehicle can still be emergency-started twice and moved a short distance in each case.
Convenience functions of the air conditioning system are not possible.
- Charge the high-voltage battery when the
charge level is low
- If a departure is planned in cold weather,
Volkswagen recommends performing stationary air conditioning of the vehicle be-128 Driving forehand
The high-voltage battery is also heated when this takes place. This increases the vehicle power available immediately after the vehicle’s drive system is activated.
Observe the behaviour of the power display in the ID. Display
The indicator lamp will go out when the power is increased again.
Further information is available in the vehicle handbook.