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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.
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Balancing wheel
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