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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Stripped profile

Tyres with stripped profile
Such damage usually develops over a longer period of time. If an already damaged tyre is exposed to high stress, the centrifugal forces which occur at high speeds can tear components off the tyre.
The figure shows a tyre with stripped tread due to travel with insufficient tyre pressure.
 

Stripped profile

Damage caused by foreign bodies
Driving over hard, pointed objects like nails, screws and the like can pierce the tyre. This always leads to tyre damage.   ...

Tyre damage due to insufficient tyre pressure
The most common causes for tyre failure are minor external damage, a defective valve or a leaking rim due to corrosion or damage.     ...

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Bleeding fuel line to metering pump -V54- (filling with fuel)
  Note Air/fuel vapour in the fuel supply to the auxiliary heater can lead to malfunction when the auxiliary heater is in the sparking mode. To prevent air/fuel vapour from being drawn in by the metering pump -V54- and conveyed to the auxili ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Washing the vehicle    → Washing the vehicle with a high-pressure cleaner    → Cleaning windows and exterior mirrors    → Cleaning and changing windscreen wiper blades    → Waxing and po ...

Checking seat belts
  WARNING The seat belt system must be inspected systematically after every accident! If damage is determined at any of the points to be checked, customer must be informed regarding necessity of changing belt ...

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