VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: 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.
   
Damage due to embedded foreign body
Often, the object -marking- is so securely embedded in the tyre that it will not free itself even at higher speeds. Consequently, it can act as a plug and seal the tyre relatively well. This results in a gradual loss of pressure, which the driver will not notice immediately, but which can lead to sudden and complete tyre failure.
  Note
No repair should be attempted on a steel-belted tyre of which the structure has been punctured by a foreign body.
 

Damage caused by foreign bodies

Swellings in the tyre sidewall
A swelling in the sidewall of the tyre indicates that the substructure of the carcass has been damaged.     Typic ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Displays    → Radar sensor    → Operating the area monitoring system (Front Assist)    → Temporarily switch off the area monitoring system (Front Assist) in the following situations     ...

Removing and installing speed sensor on rear axle -G44-/-G46-, vehicles with four-wheel drive
  Note Removal and installation is described for the rear left speed sensor. Removal and installation of the rear right speed sensor is analogous. Removing –  Raise vehicle. &nbs ...

Hot air blower, 220 V / 50 Hz -VAS 1978/14-
  Caution When shrink-fitting, take care not to damage any other wiring, plastic parts or insulating material with the hot air blower. Observe the operating instructions of the hot ai ...

© 2016-2022 Copyright www.vwgolf.org