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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Handling of wheels and tyres  

 → Rims  

 → New wheels and tyres  

 → Tyre pressure  

 → Tread depth and wear indicators 

 → Tyre damage  

 → Spare wheel or temporary spare wheel  

 → Tyre lettering  

 → Winter tyres  

 → Snow chains  

Volkswagen recommends that work on tyres and wheels is carried out by a qualified workshop. They are familiar with the procedure and have the necessary special tools and spare parts as well as the proper facilities for disposing of the old tyres. Volkswagen recommends using a Volkswagen dealership for this purpose.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

New wheels or wheels which are old, worn down or damaged cannot provide full levels of vehicle control and braking power.

For technical reasons, it is not generally possible to use the wheels from other vehicles. This can also apply to wheels of the same vehicle type. Refer to the vehicle documentation and ask a Volkswagen dealership if necessary.

Wheels and tyres
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Handling of wheels and tyres
Fig. 183 Changing wheels First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The tyres are the most used and most underestimated parts of a vehicle. Tyres are very importan ...

Other materials:

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual. Checklist
The following jobs should always be carried out in the given order before working in the engine compartment  : Park the vehicle on a level and stable surface. Depress and hold the brake pedal until the engine has stopped. Apply the handbrake Braking, stopping and parking ...

Volkswagen Touran Service Manual. Warranty Test, Performing
  WARNING Do not check or charge batteries that have a visual indicator that is bright yellow. Jump starting must not be used! There is a risk of explosion during testing, cha ...

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