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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 ...

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Frequently asked questions
If you suspect that there is a fault in the vehicle or if your vehicle has been damaged, read and observe the following information before contacting a Volkswagen dealership or qualified workshop. You may also find useful information in the index under the headings Things to note or Checklist. ...

Visual Inspection
  WARNING Risk of injury. Follow all Warnings and Safety Precautions. Refer to → Chapter „Warnings and Safety Precautions“. Prior to performing any measurement ...

Long-Term Underbody Protection -D 314 D37 M2-, Black
Definition: Long-Term Underbody Protection -D 314 D37 M2-, Black Edition 02/2010 Product description of Long-Term Underbody Protection -D 314 D37 M2-, Black Long-Term Underbo ...

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