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Volkswagen Touran Service Manual: Tire Service Life, Influences

The following factors influence the service life of a tire in varying degrees.
Driving style:
Speed
Brakes
Acceleration
Cornering
Service;
Tire Pressure
Area:
Paving
Exterior temperature/climate
Vehicle:
Weight
Dynamic toe and camber values
Tire Operating Conditions
Speed range
Wet or dry
Tire Construction:
Winter/summer
Changes to the Suspension:
If a "lowering-kit" and /or light alloy wheels from accessories which have not been approved by the vehicle manufacturer are used, wheel alignments which deviate from the alignment specified in design may occur during travel.
Even if the adjustment of the axle geometry measured on a standing vehicle is correct, changes in the body height and positions of the wheels during travel can lead to changes to the paths of travel of the wheel suspension.
For this reason, uneven wear is pre-programmed.
   
Tire Wear
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Heel and Toe Wear
Heel-and-toe wear is step-like wear of individual tread blocks, due to which an increased rolling noise can develop. The heel-and-toe wear is caused by the uneven dis ...

Other materials:

Replacing the battery
Fig. 20 Vehicle key: opening the battery case cover Fig. 21 Vehicle key: removing the battery First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Volkswagen recommends having the batteries changed by a qualified workshop. The battery is located on the rear side ...

Wear Spots
A wear spot is a flat spot on the tread of the tires that can be caused by extreme braking maneuvers on subsurface such as asphalt. At the same time a tire during the braking maneuver is rubbed at selective points which causes a ti ...

Charging Systems not Requiring a Permit
At this time, A/C service units for extracting, cleaning and filling refrigerant for motor vehicle A/C systems are available from various manufacturers. Charging systems not requiring a permit are ones used for transferring compressed ga ...

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