VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Cross section of a radial belted tyre

Cross section of a radial belted tyre

1 -  Tread block
2 -  Tread groove
3 -  Tread
4 -  Nylon ply
5 -  Belt layers
Usually made of steel
6 -  Bead core
Consists of steel wires vulcanised into rubber.
Ensures secure seating of the tyre on the rim.
7 -  Bead filler
8 -  Rim flange protection
Protects the rim and tyre from abrasion from, for example, contact with the kerb
Tyres with Maximum Flange Shield (or rim protector bar) are marked with the abbreviation MFS.

 
The nylon ply -4-, belt layers -5-, bead cores -6- and bead filler -7- form the carcass. The carcass is the “load-bearing structure” of the tyre.
Structure of a radial belted tyre
...

Run-flat tyres, structure and identification of a SST tyre
Removing and fitting run-flat tyres → Chapter. If run-flat tyres are used, a Tyre Pressure Monitor display must be fitted. ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - fixed rear door window
1 -  Fixed door window Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -  Seal Part of window 3 -  Bolt Qty. 2 6 Nm 4 -  Cover Qty. 2 5  ...

Stone chip guard -AKR 311 KD1 05-
Designation: Stone chip guard -AKR 311 KD1 05-, black Issued 04.2009 Product description Stone chip guard -AKR 311 KD1 05- is a finely atomising coating material on a synthet ...

Fitting wheel, fitting instructions for Volkswagen
Vehicles with tyre pressure sensor If the wheels are changed (e.g. switch from summer to winter tyres), the wheel electronics transmit data as soon as the speed of the new wheels exceeds 25 km/h. The new wheel electronics' ID numbers are ...

© 2016-2020 Copyright www.vwgolf.org