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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Handling wheels and tyres  

 → Rims  

 → New wheels and tyres  

 → Tyre pressure  

 → Tread depth and wear indicators 

 → Tyre damage  

 → Spare wheel or temporary spare wheel  

 → Tyre lettering  

 → Winter tyres  

 → Snow chains  

Volkswagen recommends that work on tyres and wheels is carried out by a qualified workshop. They are familiar with the procedure and have the necessary special tools and spare parts and the proper facilities for disposing of the old tyres. Volkswagen recommends using a Volkswagen dealership for this purpose.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

New tyres or tyres which are old, worn down or damaged cannot provide full levels of vehicle control and braking power.

For technical reasons, it is not generally possible to use the wheels from other vehicles. This can also apply to wheels of the same vehicle type. Refer to the vehicle documentation and ask a Volkswagen dealership if necessary.

Wheels and tyres
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Handling wheels and tyres
Fig. 200 Diagram showing how to swap wheels First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The tyres are the most used and most underestimated parts of a vehicle. Tyr ...

Other materials:

Upgrade kit -VAS 1978/50-
Upgrade kit -VAS 1978/50- is required to bring the “old”wiring harness repair set -VAS 1978- up to the latest standard of wiring harness repair set -VAS 1978A-. The upgrade kit comprises of 4 assembly and 10 release tools, a new set of crimping plier ...

Lower section of the centre console
Fig. 8 Overview of the lower section of the centre console (left-hand drive vehicles) Fig. 9 Overview of the lower section of the centre console (right-hand drive vehicles) Key for   and  : Stowage compartment   AUX-IN socket , USB socket or multimedia socket (MEDIA-I ...

Removing and installing driver side storage compartment
Removing –  Open driver side storage compartment -1- in -direction of arrow-. –  Release driver side storage compartment -1- from upper catches and remove it at bottom from dash panel -2-.   Insta ...

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