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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Handling wheels and tyres
 → Rims
 → New wheels and tyres
 → Tyre pressure
 → Tread depth and wear indicators
 → Tyre damage
 → Spare wheel or temporary spare wheel
 → Tyre lettering
 → Winter tyres
 → Snow chains

Volkswagen recommends that work on tyres and wheels is carried out by a qualified workshop. They are familiar with the procedure and have the necessary special tools and spare parts and the proper facilities for disposing of the old tyres. Volkswagen recommends using a Volkswagen dealership for this purpose.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

New tyres or tyres which are old, worn down or damaged cannot provide full levels of vehicle control and braking power.

For technical reasons, it is not generally possible to use the wheels from other vehicles. This can also apply to wheels of the same vehicle type. Refer to the vehicle documentation and ask a Volkswagen dealership if necessary.

Wheels and tyres
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Handling wheels and tyres
Fig. 145 Diagram showing how to swap wheels First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe tyres are the most used and most underestimated parts of a vehicle. Tyres ...

Other materials:

Contacts in Contact Housing, Repairing
First, open or release if necessary the secondary lock of the contact housing. Refer to → Chapter „Contact Housings, Releasing and Disassembling“.     –  Release contact (primary ...

Maintenance Test, Performing
  WARNING Do not check or charge batteries that have a visual indicator that is bright yellow. Jump starting must not be used! There is a risk of explosion during testing, cha ...

Manual gearbox: selecting a gear
Fig. 110 Gear shift pattern of a 5 or 6-speed manual gearbox First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The positions of the individual driving gears are shown on the gearshift lever  . Fully depress and hold the clutch pedal. Move the gear lever t ...

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