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Volkswagen Touran Service Manual: Inspecting Tires

Because tire damage can have serious consequences, the technician and the driver should regularly check the tires, as it is the best form of early problem recognition.
Pre-damaged tires cannot withstand driving situations like high vehicle speed, long driving distance, sporty driving style and similar situations.
Damage can occur from various causes:
Driving with low tire pressure
Mistakes during tire mounting
Damage during run-in
Aging
Incorrect storage
  WARNING
As soon as a safety risk cannot be ruled out, the tire must be replaced.
Pay special attention to the following criteria when examining the tire:
Surface erosion or marbling on the inner side (pressure was too low or insufficient for the load)
   
detached rubber or loose cords
  Inspecting Tires
Exposed or deformed bead bundle
  Inspecting Tires
Damage to tire bead with visible cords
  Inspecting Tires
Tires, Damage from Low Tire Pressure
The most common causes of failure are small external damage, a defective valve or a leaky rim due to corrosion or damage.     ...

Mounting Damage
Bundle broken during tire inflation.     Modern radial car tires are mounted only on safety rims. These have a hu ...

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Checklist
The following actions must always be carried out in the given order in preparation for filling a 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 Br ...

Indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lights up or flashes Possible cause Correction Lane departure warning system (Lane Assist) switched on, not active. The system cannot clearly detect the ...

Vehicle-specific weight ratings
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings All data in the official vehicle documents take precedence over these data. All data in this manual are valid for the basic model. The vehicle data sticker in the service schedule and the official vehicle documents ...

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