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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 Service Manual. Foreign Object Damage
Driving over hard, pointed objects like nails, screws and the like can pierce the tire. This always leads to tire damage.     Damage from Imbedded Foreign Bodies Frequ ...

Volkswagen Touran Service Manual. Run-Flat Tire, Overview of a PAX Tire
PAX tires involve specially developed system that exhibits the following differences in comparison to conventional tires: Pax Tires with Supporting Ring   -I- PAX tires with air     ...

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