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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: General

Perform a road test to determine whether a vehicle is pulling to one side and if so, which side. If the vehicle pulls to one side → Chapter.
When wheel alignment is checked, include the wheel alignment test results in tyre complaint report.
Manufacturer's tolerances can lead to a slight amount of taper (asymmetry) in the tyre carcass. The rolling tyre then develops a lateral force which acts directly on the wheel suspension, leading to self-steering of the vehicle. Strategic rotation of the wheels can balance out this self-steering behaviour.
   
Vehicle pulls to one side
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Conicity
Conicity is caused by a slight offset of the tread and/or the belt (amounting to a few tenths of a millimetre) relative to the geometric centre of the tyre. Taper is ...

Other materials:

Undercoated areas
  Note Undercoating (stone-chipping protection) applied during repair work must be identical in appearance and thickness to the original undercoating. Water drainage holes must remain clear. All threaded studs and welded nuts with metric ...

Snow chains
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Please heed legislation and also the permitted speed when driving your vehicle with snow chains. In winter conditions, snow chains will not only improve acceleration, but also braking response. Snow chains may only b ...

Front brakes
The type of brake system installed in the vehicle is indicated among other things by the corresponding PR number on the vehicle data sticker. The vehicle data sticker can be found in the spare wheel well and in the service schedule. ...

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