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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: EU Tire Label, Goals

To reduce fuel usage
To improve road safety
To reduce traffic noise
The EU Tire Label Provides the End-User with Information About the Tire's Most Important Properties. However, it Does Not Provide All Critical Safety Criteria.
Explaining additional tire properties can exert a sustained influence on the purchasing decision.
The customer should be made aware of the limited reliability of the label regarding tire properties. For example, the label says nothing about the winter properties on winter tires.
Tire tests remain important sources of information for dealers and end-users.
The tires test check many other performance factors, including the following:
Aquaplaning properties
Driving stability
Steering precision
Service life
Braking properties
Performance under winter conditions
EU Tire Label, Short Overview
Starting on 11/1/2012, tire manufacturers must comply with the new EU Regulation (EG) 1222/2009 (Tire Labeling Regulation). The Tire Labeling Regulation requires that informati ...

EU Tire Label, Categories
Rolling Resistance. Refer to → Anchor Wet Grip. Refer to → Anchor Noise Emission. Refer to & ...

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Automatic gearbox: selecting a gear
Fig. 111 Left-hand drive vehicles: selector lever for automatic gearbox with lock button (arrow) Fig. 112 Right-hand drive vehicles: selector lever for automatic gearbox with lock button (arrow) First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The selector lever is ...

Refrigerant Circuit Pipes and Hoses
  Caution Non-approved tools or materials such as leak sealing additives can cause damage or malfunctions in the system. Only use tools and materials approved by the manufactu ...

Seat belt routing
Fig. 52 Correct seat belt routing and head restraint adjustment Fig. 53 Correct seat belt routing during pregnancy First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Seat belts only provide an optimum level of protection during an accident when they are routed corre ...

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