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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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Safety precautions during road tests in which test and measuring equipment is used
Safety precautions during road tests in which test and measuring equipment is used Risk of injury due to unsecured test and measuring equipment If a front passenger airbag is triggered during an accident, unsecured test and measuring equipment can become dang ...

Checking tyres
As tyre damage can have serious consequences, you and the driver should regularly check the tyres to identify any problems at an early stage. Damaged tyres cannot withstand driving conditions such as high speed, long distances, sporty dr ...

Preparing new windows for installing
  Note   The area on which the adhesive bead is applied is not precoated or primed.   The sealing lip is included with a new windscreen.   No win ...

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