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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:

Folding the backrests on the third row of seats back
Fig. 97 Folding the seats in the third row back First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Pull the loop on the side of the seat in the direction of the arrow  . Fold the backrest back until it clicks into place. Check that the backrest is ...

Insulating glass windscreen
Fig. 79 Metal-coated windscreen for infrared reflection with communication window (blue area) First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Insulating glass windscreens have a coating which reflects infrared radiation. There is a non-coated area above the in ...

Changing bulbs in the tail light cluster in the body
Fig. 222 A: removing the trim B: detaching the connector and removing the bulb holder First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The actions should be carried out in the given order only. Removing the tail light cluster The jobs ...

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