VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out on wheel rim

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Wheels and Tyres Guide - General Information / Fitting tyre / Balancing wheel / Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out on wheel rim

–  Attach rim to wheel balancing machine.
–  Use the centring system for wheel balancing machines -VAS 5271-.
–  Preload tyre gauge approx. 2 mm.
–  Turn rim slowly.
   
–  Make a note of the smallest and largest deflection of the indicator needle.
S -  Lateral run-out
H -  Radial run-out
–  Compare the measured values with the specifications in the table → Anchor.
  Note
Extreme values on the tyre gauge due to small irregularities may be disregarded.
 

Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out on wheel rim

Specifications for radial and lateral run-out on wheel
Rim Radial run-out (mm) Lateral run-out (mm)
Steel wheel 0,5 0,5
Alloy wheel 0,5 0,8
 
  Note
If the measured value exceeds the specification, acceptably smooth running cannot be attained.
Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out of wheels and tyres
Before you start balancing the wheels, the following requirements must be met. Tyre pressure must be OK. Tread mus ...

Fitting wheels
...

Other materials:

Removing and installing Denso heat exchanger, LHD vehicles
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Drip tray for workshop hoist -VAS 6208-   Hose clamps up to 25 mm -3094- ...

Hydraulic system
General notes on brake fluid Only use new brake fluid conforming to VW standard (VW 501 14).   Note Brake fluid is poisonous. Also due to its corrosive effect brake fluid must not come into c ...

Removing and installing control unit and hydraulic unit, LHD vehicles, four-wheel drive, diesel engine
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1410- Brake pedal depressor -V.A.G 1869/2-         Sealing plugs, assemb ...

© 2016-2020 Copyright www.vwgolf.org