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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:

Long-Term Underbody Protection -D 314 D38 M2-, Bright Color
Definition: Long-Term Underbody Protection -D 314 D38 M2-, Bright Color Edition 02/2010 Product Description Long-Term Underbody Protection -D 314 D38 M2- is a bright, transpa ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Fuses in the vehicle  → Changing a blown fuse At the time of print we are unable to provide an up-to-date overview of the locations of the fuses for the electrical consumers. This is because the vehicle is under co ...

Notes on tow-starting
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Vehicles should not be tow-started wherever possible. Use jump leads to start the engine instead . For technical reasons, the following vehicles cannot be tow-started: Vehicles with an automatic gearbox. If ...

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