VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Tyre monitoring display

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The tyre monitor display uses the ABS sensors to compare the rolling circumference and the vibration characteristics of the individual wheels. Any change in the tyre pressure of one or more wheels is shown by the tyre monitor display in the instrument cluster and infotainment system displays.

Changes in the rolling circumference

The rolling circumference of a tyre can change:

In certain circumstances, the tyre monitor display may become slow or may not display anything, e.g. with a sporty driving style, in winter driving conditions, on unpaved roads, or when driving with snow chains.

Calibrating the tyre monitor display

The tyre monitoring display will have to be re-calibrated after changing the tyre pressure, or after changing one or more wheels. This also applies when wheels are swapped, e.g. from the front to the rear.

During normal vehicle operation, the system calibrates itself independently to the fitted tyres and the tyre pressures filled by the driver. The calibrated values are accepted and monitored after a long journey at various speeds.

If the wheels are loaded more heavily than normal, e.g. if the vehicle is carrying heavy payload, the tyre pressure must be raised to the recommended full-load tyre pressure before calibration   .

The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System stops working if there is a fault in the ESC or ABS   .

When using snow chains, an incorrect display may be shown as the snow chains increase the tyre circumference.

Tyre monitoring indicator lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause   Solution The tyre pressure of on ...

Air conditioning system
...

Other materials:

Removing and installing dash panel insert trim
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Removal wedge -3409 Removing –  Remove side vent on driver side → ...

Removing and installing door handle
  Note Removal and installation are described only for the right door handle. The right side is similar. Removing     General information and work instructions for the door handle ke ...

Removing and installing sliding sunroof frame
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Double cartridge gun -VAS 5237-     Electric cutter -V.A.G 1561A- ...

© 2016-2022 Copyright www.vwgolf.org