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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Contents of the breakdown set

 → Preparation

 → Sealing and inflating tyres

 → Test after driving for 10 minutes

You can use the breakdown set (tyre mobility set) to safely seal any tyre damage caused by foreign bodies or punctures (up to 4 mm in diameter). Do not remove foreign objects (e.g. screws or nails) from the tyre!

Once the sealant has been added to the tyre, the tyre pressure must be checked again after approximately 10 minutes of driving.

Seek expert assistance if more than one vehicle tyre is damaged. The breakdown set is only designed for filling one tyre.

Only use the breakdown set if the car is parked in a safe place, you are familiar with the required actions and safety procedures, and you have access to the correct breakdown set. Seek expert assistance if this is not the case.

The tyre sealant must not be used:

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Using the breakdown set can be dangerous, especially if the tyres are inflated at the roadside. Please note the following steps in order to reduce the risk of serious injuries:

WARNING

Tyres that have been filled with sealant will not handle in the same way as a standard tyre.

Dispose of used or out-of-date sealant in accordance with legal requirements.

You can get a new tyre filler bottle from a Volkswagen dealership.

Observe the separate instructions from the manufacturer of the breakdown set.

Breakdown set
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Contents of the breakdown set
Fig. 227 The breakdown set First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe breakdown set may be located in various places in the vehicle, e.g. in the side stowage area ...

Other materials:

Tyre monitoring display
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Checking tyres
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Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated anti-dazzle interior mirror, with rain and light sensor -G397- and without front camera for driver assist systems -R242-
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