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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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Adjusting the steering wheel position
Fig. 41 Adjusting the steering wheel position mechanically First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Adjust the steering wheel position before setting off and only when the vehicle is stationary. Push down the lever . Adjust the steering wheel so th ...

Comfort
Being comfortable while driving leads to better concentration and safe driving. Air conditioning makes drivers and passengers more comfortable when temperatures or humidity are high. While opening the windows or sunroof or increasing the air flow can mak ...

Replacing Reservoir, No Contaminants, No Loss of Refrigerant
  Discharge the refrigerant circuit. –  Replace the restrictor depending on the vehicle. –  Remove receiver or accumulator. –  Remove dirt from receiver or res ...

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