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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking radial and lateral runout on wheels and tyres with tyre gauge

Checking lateral run-out
–  Preload tyre gauge approx. 2 mm.
   
–  Fit tyre gauge to side wall of tyre.
–  Turn wheel slowly.
–  Make a note of the smallest and largest deflection of the indicator needle.
  Note
If the difference is greater than 1.3 mm, the lateral run-out is too great.
In this case, you can reduce lateral run-out by match mounting the tyre → Chapter.
Extreme values on the tyre gauge due to small irregularities in the rubber may be disregarded.
Checking radial run-out
–  Preload tyre gauge approx. 2 mm.
 

Checking radial and lateral runout on wheels and tyres with tyre gauge

–  Fit tyre gauge to running surface of tyre.
–  Turn wheel slowly.
–  Make a note of the smallest and largest deflection of the indicator needle.
  Note
If the difference is greater than 1 mm, the radial run-out is too great.
In this case, you can reduce radial run-out by match mounting the tyre → Chapter.
 

Checking radial and lateral runout on wheels and tyres with tyre gauge

Checking radial and lateral runout of wheels and tyres, tolerances
Radial and lateral run-out occur when the wheel and tyre do not run absolutely true. For technical reasons, 100% true running is not possible. ...

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-. ...

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