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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the vehicle manufacturer are used as accessories, the wheel positions can be altered so that the specified alignment is no longer maintained while driving.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:

Charging battery
  WARNING Danger of injury! Observe warning notices and safety regulations → Chapter!   Caution To prevent damage to ...

Checklist for evaluating running gear on accident vehicles
Damage to running gear may go unnoticed during repairs to load-bearing and suspension parts of accident vehicles. Under certain circumstances, this undiscovered damage could lead to serious consequential damage during later vehicle operation. Therefore, ...

Assembly overview - locking mechanism
  Note The assembly overview shows the locking mechanism for left rear seat back rest (1/3). The locking mechanism for the right rear seat backrest (2/3) is similar. 1 -  Backrest frame 2 -  Trim for locking mechanism ...

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