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Volkswagen Touran Service Manual: Vehicle Pulls to One Side

General Information

Perform a road test to determine if a vehicle pulls to one side and if so, when and to which side. If the vehicle pulls to one side. Refer to → Chapter "Corrective Action When Vehicle Pulls to One Side".
If the vehicle alignment is measured, submit the measurement printout and the complaint report with the tire.
Manufacturer's tolerances can lead to taper in the tire construction. This results in a side force when the tire rolls, which acts directly on the suspension and can therefore lead to vehicle self-steering behavior. Targeted rotation of the wheels can balance out this self-steering behavior.
   
Wear Spots
Wear spots are caused by a hard stop with locked wheels whereby the rubber compound is abraded from the contact patch. When the tires slide across th ...

Taper
Taper is caused by slightly offsetting the tread and/or the belt by a few tenths of a millimeter from the geometric center of the tire. Taper cannot be recognized vis ...

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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual. Tyre lettering
Fig. 187 International tyre lettering First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Tyre lettering (example) Meaning Brand name, logo Manufacturer Product name Individual tyre lettering from manufacture ...

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual. Service fluids and consumables
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings All service fluids and consumables, e.g. toothed belts, tyres, coolant, engine oil, spark plugs and vehicle batteries, are being constantly developed. For this reason, service fluids and consumables should be replaced ...

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