VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Cross section of a radial belted tyre

Cross section of a radial belted tyre

1 -  Tread block
2 -  Tread groove
3 -  Tread
4 -  Nylon ply
5 -  Belt layers
Usually made of steel
6 -  Bead core
Consists of steel wires vulcanised into rubber.
Ensures secure seating of the tyre on the rim.
7 -  Bead filler
8 -  Rim flange protection
Protects the rim and tyre from abrasion from, for example, contact with the kerb
Tyres with Maximum Flange Shield (or rim protector bar) are marked with the abbreviation MFS.

 
The nylon ply -4-, belt layers -5-, bead cores -6- and bead filler -7- form the carcass. The carcass is the “load-bearing structure” of the tyre.
Structure of a radial belted tyre
...

Run-flat tyres, structure and identification of a SST tyre
Removing and fitting run-flat tyres → Chapter. If run-flat tyres are used, a Tyre Pressure Monitor display must be fitted. ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing steering column electronics control unit -J527-, Kostal
  Note Airbag coil connector and return ring with slip ring -F138- is integrated in steering column electronics control unit -J527-. When renewing the control unit, select “Renew” function for the respec ...

Removing and installing mounting bracket, LHD vehicles
Remove dash panel end cover on driver side → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70. –  Remove footwell cover on driver side → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68. ...

Checklist
The following actions must always be carried out in the given order in preparation for changing the wheel : In the event of a flat tyre, park your vehicle on a firm and level surface at a safe distance from the flow of traffic. Switch on the electronic parking brake Braking, st ...

© 2016-2024 Copyright www.vwgolf.org