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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Contents of the breakdown set

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Breakdown set / Contents of the breakdown set

Fig. 171 The breakdown set

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The breakdown set is located underneath the floor covering in the luggage compartment. It includes the following components :

  1. Valve core extractor
  2. Sticker with the maximum permitted speed max. 80 km/h or max. 50 mph
  3. Filler hose with plug
  4. Air compressor
  5. Tyre filler hose
  6. Tyre pressure display1)
  7. Air bleed screw2)
  8. On/off switch
  9. 12-volt plug
  10. Tyre filler bottle with sealant1)
  11. Spare valve core

There is a slot on the lower end of the valve insert extractor ① for the valve insert. This is required for extracting and fitting the tyre valve. This also applies to the spare valve core ⑪.

1) Could also be integrated in the compressor.

2) This function may be carried out by a button in the compressor instead.

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Contents of the breakdown set  → Preparation  → Sealing and inflating tyres  → Test after driving for ...

Preparation
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings ...

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Sealing and inflating tyres
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Sealing a tyre Unscrew the cap from the tyre valve. Use the valve core extractor to screw the valve core out of the tyre valve. Place the core on a clean surface. Shake the tyre filler bottle vigorously up ...

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