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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Stripped profile

Tyres with stripped profile
Such damage usually develops over a longer period of time. If an already damaged tyre is exposed to high stress, the centrifugal forces which occur at high speeds can tear components off the tyre.
The figure shows a tyre with stripped tread due to travel with insufficient tyre pressure.
 

Stripped profile

Damage caused by foreign bodies
Driving over hard, pointed objects like nails, screws and the like can pierce the tyre. This always leads to tyre damage.   ...

Tyre damage due to insufficient tyre pressure
The most common causes for tyre failure are minor external damage, a defective valve or a leaking rim due to corrosion or damage.     ...

Other materials:

Work instructions
Unbolt relevant brake line at brake caliper or wheel brake cylinder; catch escaping brake fluid and dispose of this as per regulations.     –  Cut through brake line at a suitable point (straigh ...

Charging battery in support mode with battery charger -VAS 5903-
General notes: The support mode provides the onboard supply with power when the battery is removed or disconnected. For further information, refer to the → operating manual VAS 5903. The ...

Cleaning water drain hoses
  Special tools and workshop equipment required         Cleaning and pull-in cable -VAS 6620- Front water drain hose The front water d ...

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