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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Tire Service Life, Influences

The following factors influence the service life of a tire in varying degrees.
Driving style:
Speed
Brakes
Acceleration
Cornering
Service;
Tire Pressure
Area:
Paving
Exterior temperature/climate
Vehicle:
Weight
Dynamic toe and camber values
Tire Operating Conditions
Speed range
Wet or dry
Tire Construction:
Winter/summer
Changes to the Suspension:
If a “lowering-kit” and /or light alloy wheels from accessories which have not been approved by the vehicle manufacturer are used, wheel alignments which deviate from the alignment specified in design may occur during travel.
Even if the adjustment of the axle geometry measured on a standing vehicle is correct, changes in the body height and positions of the wheels during travel can lead to changes to the paths of travel of the wheel suspension.
For this reason, uneven wear is pre-programmed.
   
Tire Wear
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Heel and Toe Wear
Heel-and-toe wear is step-like wear of individual tread blocks, due to which an increased rolling noise can develop. The heel-and-toe wear is caused by the uneven dis ...

Other materials:

Coolant specification
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe cooling system is filled at the factory with a mixture of specially prepared water and at least 40% coolant additive G 13 (TL-VW 774 J). The coolant additive is dyed purple. This mixture of water and coolant additive ...

General Information
Vehicles with a high voltage system (hybrid vehicles) Observe all of the additional warnings for all work performed on vehicles with the high voltage system. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.93. ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Preparing the vehicle for working in the engine compartment  → Opening and closing the bonnet Always park the vehicle on a level and stable surface before carrying out any work in the engine compartment. The engine ...

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