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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Factors influencing the service life of tyres

The following factors influence a tyre's service life to varying degrees.
Driving style:
Speed
Braking
Acceleration
Cornering
Maintenance:
Tyre pressure
Environment:
Road surface
Ambient temperature and climate
Vehicle:
Weight
Dynamic toe and camber settings
Tyre use:
Speed range
Wet or dry
Tyre type:
Winter or summer
Running gear modifications:
If “suspension lowering kits” and/or alloy wheels that have not been approved by the vehicle manufacturer are used as accessories, the wheel positions can be altered so that the specified alignment is no longer maintained while driving.
Even if the axle geometry adjustment is correct with the vehicle stationary during wheel alignment, the changed vehicle height and wheel positions can cause the wheel suspension to move differently when driving.
Uneven wear is then unavoidable.
   
Tyre wear
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Saw-tooth wear
Saw-tooth wear is a stepped wear pattern on the individual tread blocks → Fig. that can cause increased tyre noise. The saw tooth is caused by uneven ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - front brakes PC57 and C60
  Note After every brake pad change, depress brake pedal firmly several times with vehicle stationary, so that brake pads are properly seated in their normal operating position. Use the brake filling and bleeding equip ...

Removing and installing knee airbag with driver side knee airbag igniter -N295-
Removing   WARNING   Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components → Chapter.   ...

Assembly overview - fuel delivery unit/fuel gauge sender, vehicles with four-wheel drive
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