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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Side Wall Lettering, Standard Tire

Example: Continental ContiPremiumContact 2

Side Wall Lettering, Standard Tire

1 -  Size Designation
For example B. 205/55 R 16. Refer to → Anchor
2 -  Position of Tread Wear Indicators (TWI)
3 -  Manufacturer (Trade Name)
4 -  Construction
Radial - radially-oriented fibers in carcass
Tubeless - Identifier for tubeless tires
5 -  Load Index/Speed Rating
For example 91. Refer to → Anchor
For example H. Refer to → Anchor
6 -  Specified Direction of Travel of Tire/Assembly Tool
7 -  Maximum Permissible Load
Specifications for North America only
8 -  Maximum Permissible Tire Pressure
Specifications for North America only
9 -  Number of Ply Layers in the Center of the Tread and in the Sidewalls and Information About the Material
10 -  ER Number = Approval Number
The tires fulfill all European guidelines.
11 -  Manufacturing Code/Date of Manufacture
Identification number for manufacturer's factory, tire size and tire model
Tire age/date of manufacture. Refer to → Chapter „Tires, Aging“
12 -  DOT - Department of Transportation
Tire meets the guidelines of the American traffic authorities
13 -  Designation for Brazil, INMETRO
14 -  Identification for China, CCC
15 -  Country of Manufacture
For example: Made in Germany
16 -  Safety Notes for Use or Fitting of Tires
17 -  Tread Wear Index - Resistance to Abrasion
based on a US standard test
18 -  Traction Rating - Evaluation of Wet Braking Ability A, B or C
according to US test
19 -  Temperature Resistance Index A, B or C
according to US test
20 -  Identifying Run-Flat Tires
For example, Self Supporting Runflat
Identifying run-flat tires. Refer to → Chapter „Run-Flat Tire, Structure and Identification, SST Tire“
21 -  Tread Designation
For example, ContiPremiumContact
Side Wall Lettering
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Run-Flat Tire (PAX), Lettering On Side Wall
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