Volkswagen Touran Service Manual: Run-Flat Tire PAX, Repairing
|It is generally not necessary to replace a tire after going
flat and after driving on a flat tire.
|The affected tire should be removed and checked for damaged
by trained professionals. Assembly work and damage diagnosis on
the affected tire should only be performed by trained personnel.
|Proceed as follows to examine a tire with emergency running
characteristics (PAX) after going flat:
||First, the remaining gel must be removed from the tire. The
flat side of the spatula is suitable for this.
||Then clean the tire and supporting ring with water and a
cloth to remove the remaining gel residue.
||After separating tire and supporting ring, evaluate both of
these components (PAX) according to the criteria described in
the following section.
||When remounting, ensure the used supporting ring fits the
tire and rim dimensions.
||The rim must be inspected before mounting, as with
conventional wheel/tire systems.
||A damaged rim should be replaced.
The chassis adjustment is done on vehicle with tires with
emergency running characteristics (PAX) in the same way as on
vehicle that are equipped with conventional ti ...
Pay special attention to the following criteria when
examining the tire:
Surface erosion or marbling on the inner side (pressure was
The secondary lock is a housing securing mechanism (second
locking mechanism) that secures all wires in one contact
housing. If a secondary lock is installed at a contact housing,
it must always be opened or removed using specified tool before
Fig. 127 Vehicle key positions
First read and observe the introductory information
and safety warnings
No vehicle key in the ignition lock: steering lock can be activated.
Ignition switch ...
Parking Aid Sensor, Painting
The following parameters must be met when painting to avoid
malfunctions in the parking aid sensor (parking aid system):
New Part, Painting
Maximum coat thickness 125 mm; the coat thickness must
always be measured ...