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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 ...

Other materials:

Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A
  Caution When heat-shrinking crimp connections, be careful not to damage any other wiring, plastic parts or insulating material with the hot nozzle of the hot air gun. Always ...

Refrigerant Oil
Refrigerant oil mixes with the refrigerant (about 20 - 40%, depending on compressor type and amount of refrigerant) and circulates constantly in the system, lubricating the moving parts. Special synthetic refrigerant oils, for example, ...

Using the menus in the instrument cluster
Fig. 13 Vehicles without multifunction steering wheel: press button ① in the windscreen wiper lever to confirm the menu point and rocker switch ② to change the menu Fig. 14 Vehicles with multifunction steering wheel: control buttons for menus in the instrument cluster First read and ob ...

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