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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing tyre from wheel

Tyres which have been filled or sealed using tyre sealant must be drained before removal.
  Caution
Avoid eye and skin contact with tyre sealant.
It is a health hazard and may cause eye irritation and allergies.
During this work, wear protective gloves and safety goggles.
–  Place the wheel on an even surface.
–  Unscrew and remove the valve insert of tyre valve.
   
–  Use a suitable drill or mill to carefully drill a hole in shoulder area of tyre.
–  Hold wheel over a suitable container and drain sealant.
–  Pull tyre from rim.
–  Clean wheel rim with, for example, a moist cloth.
 

Removing tyre from wheel

Wheels, tyres
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Mounting tyre
Ensure that the wheel rim is clean.     –  Insert new tyre valve with -VAS 6459--1-. ...

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Washing the vehicle with a high-pressure cleaner
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer when cleaning your vehicle using a high-pressure cleaner. This applies in particular to the pressure and the spraying distance  . Maintain sufficient distance fro ...

Displays
Fig. 172 In the instrument cluster display: distance warning display Fig. 173 The display in the instrument cluster: advance warning display First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Distance warning If the safe distance to the vehicle in front drops below ...

Checklist
The following actions must always be carried out in the given order in preparation for changing the wheel : In the event of a flat tyre, park your vehicle on a firm and level surface at a safe distance from the flow of traffic. Switch on the electronic parking brake Braking, st ...

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