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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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Switching the TCS on and off
Fig. 116 In the centre console: button for switching the TCS on and off manually First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The electronic stability control (ESC) only functions when the engine is running. It consists of ABS, EDL and TCS. When the engine is r ...

Battery, Charging with Battery Charger -VAS5903
Special tools and workshop equipment required Battery Charger -VAS5903-   WARNING Risk of injury. Follow all Warnings and Safety Precautions. Refer to → ...

Variable luggage compartment floor
Fig. 86 A: variable luggage compartment floor folded up and secured; B: expanding luggage compartment to front Fig. 87 C: extending the luggage compartment down; D: setting the maximum luggage space First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The luggage compar ...

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