VW Polo manuals

Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Permitted Tread Depth - Variance

For all four wheels use only tires of the same construction type, and tread.
Always use tires with the deepest tread depth on the front axle.
Replacing one individual tire is always possible. The vehicle manufacturer recommends at the very least however that the tires are replaced on both sides of the axle.
With sport differential on the rear axle, the vehicle manufacturer recommends always replacing the tires on both sides of the rear axle.
  Note
The technical background of the limitations are thermal pressure for the transmission oil due to a large difference in the rolling circumference of the tires.
The Difference Between the Front and Rear Axle, must Not be Greater Than 3 mm.
   
Example:
Front axle left tire tread depth Front axle right tire tread depth Average front axle tread depth Difference of the front axle to the rear axle
2.0 mm 2.0 mm 2.0 mm from left to right 3.0 mm
Rear axle left tire tread depth Rear axle right tire tread depth Average rear axle tread depth Within the permissible tolerance
3.0 mm 7.0 mm (new tire) 5.0 mm from left to right  
Tire Wear, Center
This wear pattern is found on drive wheels on high-powered vehicles that often drive long stretches at high speed. At high speeds, the centrifugal fo ...

Component Overview
...

Other materials:

Run-Flat Tire, Seal Inside-Technology
The vehicle can be equipped with run-flat tires as an option. The Seal Inside technology is a system that allows the vehicle to continue driving even if the tire has been punctured by a nail or screw: a protective coating on the in ...

Identification
There are several specifications located on the rim. The following examples shows the rim identification: Replacement parts number: 6E0 601 027 A Size of disc wheel: 6 J x 15 6 - Rim width in inches J - Shape of rim flange 15 - Rim diamete ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Preparing for a journey and driving safely  → Driving abroad  → Driving through water on roads Depending on where the vehicle is used, it could be a good idea to have an engine and transmission guard insta ...

© 2016-2021 Copyright www.vwpolo.net