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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Wheel Balancing, Rim Radial and Lateral Run-Out, Checking

Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual / Whels, Tires, Whel Alignment / Tires, Mounting / Wheel, Balancing / Wheel Balancing, Rim Radial and Lateral Run-Out, Checking

Mount the rim on the Balancing Machine.
–  Use the Wheel Centering System Adapter -VAS5271-.
–  Preload the Tire Dial Gauge approximately 2 mm.
–  Turn the rim slowly.
   
–  Note the smallest and the largest dial readings.
S -  Lateral Run-Out
H -  Radial Run-Out
–  Compare determined value with specifications in the table. Refer to → Anchor.
  Note
Peak values on the Tire Dial Gauge due to small irregularities may be disregarded.
 

Wheel Balancing, Rim Radial and Lateral Run-Out, Checking

Specified Values for Radial and Lateral Run-Out on the Rim
Rim Radial Run-Out (mm) Lateral Run-Out (mm)
Steel wheel 0.5 0.5
Light alloy wheel 0.5 0.8
 
  Note
If the measured value exceeds the specified value, no acceptable smooth running can be attained.
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