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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Pressing tyre off wheel rim

Unscrew valve insert.
  Note
If bonded wheel trims are fitted, treat them with great care. The surface is susceptible to scratches.
If the wheel trim is damaged, renew wheel rim.
   
–  Fit bead breaker -1- opposite to tyre valve -arrow- and at a distance of less than 2 cm from the wheel flange.
–  Remove balancing weights and dirt from wheel rim.
 

Pressing tyre off wheel rim

–  Press both tyre beads off all round and liberally coat tyre and wheel rim flange with tyre assembly paste -arrow-.
  Note
Avoid any severe braking and acceleration manoeuvres for the first 100 or 200 km driven. Otherwise, the tyres may turn on the wheel rim due to the tyre assembly paste.
 

Pressing tyre off wheel rim

Fitting tyre
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Place wheel on an even surface. –  Unscrew valve insert.   Caution The ty ...

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