Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Checklist

    The following actions must always be carried out in the given order in preparation for changing the wheel  :

  • In the event of a flat tyre, park your vehicle on a flat and solid surface at a safe distance from the flow of traffic.

  • Apply the handbrake Braking, stopping and parking Brakes Parking .

  • Automatic gearbox: move the selector lever to position P Changing gear Changing gear Automatic gearbox see Automatic gearbox_0 Automatic gearbox see Changing gear_0 Automatic gearbox Manual gearbox see Changing gear_0 Manual gearbox .

  • Stop the engine and remove the key from the ignition Starting and stopping the engine Engine and ignition Ignition see Engine and ignition_0 .

  • Manual gearbox: select a gear Changing gear Changing gear Automatic gearbox see Automatic gearbox_0 Automatic gearbox see Changing gear_0 Automatic gearbox Manual gearbox see Changing gear_0 Manual gearbox .

  • Make sure all vehicle occupants exit the vehicle and move to safety, for instance behind the safety barrier.

  • Chock the wheel diagonally opposite the wheel being worked on with a stone or a similar object.

  • When towing a trailer: unhitch the trailer from the vehicle and park it properly.

  • When the luggage compartment is loaded: remove items of luggage.

  • Remove the spare wheel or temporary spare wheel and vehicle tools from the luggage compartment.

  • Remove the hub cap Hub caps Hub caps .

WARNING

Ignoring any of the points on this important safety checklist can lead to accidents and severe injuries.
  • Follow the instructions in the checklist and observe the general safety procedures.
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