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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Reinforced and Extra Load (XL) tyres

Some tyre manufacturers have for some time replaced the designation “Reinforced” with the designation “Extra Load”. This designation has long been standard in non-European countries. Technically, there is no difference between them.
Some tyre manufacturers also use the designation “XL” for Extra Load tyres.
Tyres with the designation “Reinforced” or “Extra Load (XL)” are of equal quality.
V winter tyres marked XL have a higher load capacity than V winter tyres without this code.
XL V winter tyres allow a higher speed, but this does not mean that the top speed of a V tyre is 240 km/h for every vehicle.
The same conditions apply to these tyres as to V winter tyres without a special code!
Tyre storage
Storage room The conditions have to be: dark dry, cool and ...

Winter tyres
M+S symbol On an “M and S tyre” the tread profile, tread composition or construction are designed so that the handling characteristics are ...

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Checklist
Transporting children in the vehicle  : Comply with any country-specific legal regulations. Volkswagen recommends that children under 12 years of age are always transported on the rear seats. Children should only be transported on the front passenger seat in exceptional ci ...

Removing and installing Bowden cable for backrest release
  Note The left and right Bowden cables cannot be renewed individually. Special tools and workshop equipment required       Special pop rivet pliers -V.A.G 1753B ...

Assembly overview - intake manifold
1 -  Coolant pipe Clipped onto intake manifold. Removing and installing coolant pipe → Chapter 2 -  Intake manifold Combined in one unit with charge air cooler Remov ...

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