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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Balancing wheel, conditions

Before you start balancing the wheels, the following requirements must be met.
Tyre pressure must be OK.
Tread must not be worn on one side. Tread depth should be at least 4 mm.
The tyre must not show any signs of damage, for example cuts, piercing, foreign bodies, etc.
Wheel suspension and steering, including shock absorbers, must be in perfect condition.
You must have conducted a road test.
   
Conducting a road test before balancing wheels
If a customer brings a vehicle to the workshop complaining about “vibration”, a road test is essential prior to balancing the wheels. ...

Balancing wheel, balancing wheel on stationary wheel balancer
Road test has been carried out → Chapter. Clamp wheel into wheel balancing machine   Note When b ...

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