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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Damage caused by foreign bodies

Driving over hard, pointed objects like nails, screws and the like can pierce the tyre.
This always leads to tyre damage.
   
Damage due to embedded foreign body
Often, the object -marking- is so securely embedded in the tyre that it will not free itself even at higher speeds. Consequently, it can act as a plug and seal the tyre relatively well. This results in a gradual loss of pressure, which the driver will not notice immediately, but which can lead to sudden and complete tyre failure.
  Note
No repair should be attempted on a steel-belted tyre of which the structure has been punctured by a foreign body.
 

Damage caused by foreign bodies

Swellings in the tyre sidewall
A swelling in the sidewall of the tyre indicates that the substructure of the carcass has been damaged.     Typic ...

Stripped profile
Tyres with stripped profile Such damage usually develops over a longer period of time. If an already damaged tyre is exposed to high stress, the ...

Other materials:

Engine cooling
Since higher demands are placed on the engine cooling system when a trailer is being towed, the cooling system is uprated in conjunction with factory fitted towing attachments if this is a technical necessity. This is carried out, for example, by install ...

2-pack HS clear coat
Designation: 2-pack HS clear coat -L2K 769 500 A5- Issued 10.2012 Product description 2-pack HS clear coat is a VOC compliant, high-grade high-solid clear coat. ...

Assembly overview - transverse link, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive
1 -  Washer 2 -  Nut Renew after removing 3 -  Upper transverse link Removing and installing → Chapter 4 -  Washer 5 -  B ...

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