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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out on wheel rim

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Wheels and Tyres Guide - General Information / Fitting tyre / Balancing wheel / Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out on wheel rim

–  Attach rim to wheel balancing machine.
–  Use the centring system for wheel balancing machines -VAS 5271-.
–  Preload tyre gauge approx. 2 mm.
–  Turn rim slowly.
   
–  Make a note of the smallest and largest deflection of the indicator needle.
S -  Lateral run-out
H -  Radial run-out
–  Compare the measured values with the specifications in the table → Anchor.
  Note
Extreme values on the tyre gauge due to small irregularities may be disregarded.
 

Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out on wheel rim

Specifications for radial and lateral run-out on wheel
Rim Radial run-out (mm) Lateral run-out (mm)
Steel wheel 0,5 0,5
Alloy wheel 0,5 0,8
 
  Note
If the measured value exceeds the specification, acceptably smooth running cannot be attained.
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