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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:

Structure of factory finish, base coat
Base coat, 2-door  -  Base coat Only the coloured areas of the body receive a base coat.         Base coat, 4-door  -  Base coat Only the co ...

Instructions for use of flanging tool
Unbolt relevant brake line at brake caliper or wheel brake cylinder; catch escaping brake fluid and dispose of this as per regulations.     –  Cut through brake line at a suitable point (straigh ...

Removing and installing data bus diagnostic interface -J533-
  Note When renewing the control unit, select Renew function for the respective control unit in Guided fault finding or Guided functions mode → Vehicle diagnostic tester. Removing   ...

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