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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Run-flat tyre system PAX, checking support ring

As with tyres, the support ring does not always need to be renewed after driving with a flat tyre.
   
If the following damage can be observed, renew the support ring:
Broken parts or missing sections
 

Run-flat tyre system PAX, checking support ring

Tears in the running surface/separating walls
 

Run-flat tyre system PAX, checking support ring

Punctures and holes
 

Run-flat tyre system PAX, checking support ring

Blistering and discolouration due to overheating
Repairs on tyres
  Note
Run-flat tyres (PAX) must not be repaired using a tyre patch or similar.
Flat tyre sprays/foams must not be used with PAX tyres, as these products are not compatible with the gel in the tyre.
 

Run-flat tyre system PAX, checking support ring

Run-flat tyre system PAX, support ring
Dimensions     Overview of important dimensions: Codes/designations Examp ...

Tyre pressure sensor
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Other materials:

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