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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: General

Perform a road test to determine whether a vehicle is pulling to one side and if so, which side. If the vehicle pulls to one side → Chapter.
When wheel alignment is checked, include the wheel alignment test results in tyre complaint report.
Manufacturer's tolerances can lead to a slight amount of taper (asymmetry) in the tyre carcass. The rolling tyre then develops a lateral force which acts directly on the wheel suspension, leading to self-steering of the vehicle. Strategic rotation of the wheels can balance out this self-steering behaviour.
   
Vehicle pulls to one side
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Conicity
Conicity is caused by a slight offset of the tread and/or the belt (amounting to a few tenths of a millimetre) relative to the geometric centre of the tyre. Taper is ...

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Installing repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-   Torque screwdriver -VAS 6494-   N ...

Assembly tools for single wire seals
The assembly tools serve as a means of sliding the single wire seals fully into the contact housing without damage and thereby assure complete sealing between single wire and contact housing. Four assembly tools for single wire seals are ...

Checking vacuum generation
  Note The average air pressure of the earth's atmosphere at sea level is 1013 mbar and decreases steeply as the altitude increases (approx. 100 mbar/1,000 m altitude). Local and time fluctuations also influence vacuum generation. ...

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