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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Rolling resistance optimised tyres

The energy loss caused by the deformation of the tyre when rolling is known as rolling resistance.
With rolling resistance optimised tyres the deformation is greatly reduced by a revised design and the use of optimised tread compositions.
The tyres which are approved by the manufacturer have an optimised rolling resistance and provide state-of-the-art technology in terms safety and client-related characteristics.
The respective approved makes of tyres are listed in the following chapters → Wheel and Tyre Guide; Rep. gr.44.
Winter tyres with speed symbol V
Table → Anchor The tyre industry now supplies winter tyres with speed symbol "V". But only under certain conditions may these tyres ...

Tyre ageing
Even visually flawless, new or barely used tyres with sufficient tread depth, which are older than six years, may show significant reduction of wet properties and win ...

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Assembly overview - steering rack, left-hand drive
  Caution The following work must not be performed while the universal joint is separated from the steering rack: Connect battery. Switch on ignition. Turn steering rack. ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning lamp    → Preparing the vehicle for working in the engine compartment    → Opening and closing the bonnet   Always park the vehicle on a level and stable surface before carrying out any work in ...

Work instructions
Unbolt relevant brake line at brake caliper or wheel brake cylinder; catch escaping brake fluid and dispose of this as per regulations.     –  Cut through brake line at a suitable point (straigh ...

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