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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing tyres, wheels without and with tyre pressure monitoring

If fitted, check tyre pressure sensor using vehicle diagnostic tester, and renew it as necessary.
  Note
The tyre pressure sensor (if fitted) must not come into contact with water or be blown upon with compressed air when the wheel rim is cleaned.
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.
–  Place wheel with tyre on a tyre fitting unit.
   
–  Turn wheel, until tyre valve or tyre pressure sensor are positioned at least at 30° ahead of assembly head.
–  Using assembly lever, lever upper tyre bead over assembly finger.
–  Remove assembly lever.
–  Run tyre fitting unit clockwise until upper tyre bead is fitted completely over wheel rim flange.
–  Turn wheel, until tyre valve or tyre pressure sensor are positioned at least at 30° ahead of assembly head.
–  Using assembly lever, lever lower tyre bead over assembly finger.
–  Insert plastic assembly lever.
–  Remove assembly lever.
 

Removing tyres, wheels without and with tyre pressure monitoring

–  Using plastic assembly lever -1- and working from outside, hold bead over wheel rim flange, and run tyre fitting unit clockwise until tyre is completely removed from wheel rim.
  Note
Check that the tyre pressure sensor is not loose or damaged. If the screwed connection is loose, replace the union nut, the valve core, the seal, the sealing washer and the valve cap with new parts from the repair set → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
Remove tyre pressure sensor if damaged → Chapter.
 

Removing tyres, wheels without and with tyre pressure monitoring

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