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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Matching wheel rims and tyres

If necessary, eliminate flat spots caused by storage or handling → Chapter.
–  Press tyre off wheel rim → Chapter.
–  Rotate tyre by 180° relative to wheel rim.
–  Inflate tyre to 4 bar.
–  Attach the wheel (together with tyre) to the wheel balancing machine.
–  Check radial and lateral run-out of wheel/tyre → Chapter.
–  If radial and lateral run-out are within specifications, balance the wheel to 0 g → Anchor.
–  If radial and lateral run out are are not within specifications, match wheel rim and tyre again, and turn tyre by 90° on wheel rim.
–  Check radial and lateral run-out of wheel/tyre again → Chapter.
–  If radial and lateral run out are within specifications, balance the wheel to 0 g → Anchor.
–  If radial and lateral run out are are not within specifications, match wheel rim and tyre again, and turn tyre by 180° on wheel rim.
–  Check radial and lateral run-out of wheel/tyre again → Chapter.
–  If radial and lateral run out are within specifications, balance the wheel to 0 g → Anchor.
–  If radial and lateral run out are not within specifications, check radial and lateral run out on wheel rim → Chapter.
–  If radial and lateral run out are within specifications, renew tyre.
Mounting tyre, run-flat tyres, ultra-high performance tyres
Only trained personnel may perform any assembly work on run-flat tyres and ultra-high-performance tyres. If fitted, check tyre pressure sensor ...

Balancing wheel
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Other materials:

Assembly overview - B-pillar trim
  Note The illustration shows the B-pillar trims on the left side. The right-hand side is similar (mirror image of left-hand side).     Upper part of B-pillar trim I: Upper B-pillar trim, 4-door model ...

Tyre storage
Storage room The conditions have to be: dark dry, cool and ventilated in the tyre storage room. ...

Vibration, conducting a road test before balancing wheels
If a customer brings a vehicle to the workshop complaining about “vibration”, a road test is essential prior to balancing the wheels. This will give you information about the nature of the vibration. ...

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