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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair 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
Frequently, the foreign object -marking- is so securely embedded in the tire that it will not free itself even at higher speeds. Due to this, it can act as a plug and seal the tire relatively well. The result is gradual loss of pressure which the driver does not notice immediately but which can lead to sudden and complete tire failure.
  Note
No repair should be attempted on steel belted tires of which the structure has been punctured by a foreign body.
 

Foreign Object Damage

Tire Sidewall Swelling
A swelling in the flank of the tire indicates that the substructure of the carcass has been damaged.     Typical ...

Disintegrated Tread
Tires with Torn-Out Tread Such damage usually develops over a longer period of time. If an already damaged tire is exposed to high stress, the ...

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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 ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Washing the vehicle  → Washing the vehicle with a high-pressure cleaner  → Cleaning windows and exterior mirrors  → Cleaning and changing windscreen wiper blades  → Waxing and polishing the ve ...

Coolant Fan Control Module -J293
  Note There are different construction styles.     This control module switches on and off the A/C clutch and therefore the A/C compressor. It switches the coolant fan and calculates the pressu ...

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