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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Flat Spots, Correcting

Flat spots cannot be removed from tires with workshop equipment.
Such flat spots can be "driven out" only by driving the car until the tires are warm.
We do not recommend the following method during cold or winter weather.
Requirements/Conditions
–  Check the tire pressure and correct, if necessary.
–  If possible, drive the vehicle on an expressway.
–  If the traffic and road conditions permit, drive at a speed of 120 km/h to 150 km/h (74.56 to 93.2 mph) for a distance of 20 to 30 km.
  WARNING
Do not endanger yourself or other persons during this road test.
Follow all traffic regulations and speed limits when performing the road test.
–  Lift the vehicle immediately after the performing the road test.
–  Remove the wheels from the vehicle.
–  Balance the wheels on the stationary balancing machine. Refer to → Chapter „Wheel, Balancing“.
   
Vibration, Vibration Control System
Expanded functions can be performed using Hunter RFT33VAG Road Force Touch™ Wheel Balancer -VAS6230B4- in addition to the previously known balancers. ...

Tires, Evaluating
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Other materials:

Run-Flat Tire, Seal Inside-Technology
The vehicle can be equipped with run-flat tires as an option. The Seal Inside technology is a system that allows the vehicle to continue driving even if the tire has been punctured by a nail or screw: a protective coating on the in ...

Wheel, Balancing with Fine Balancing Machine (Finish Balancer)
Before beginning balancing, the following requirements must be fulfilled. The tire pressure must be OK. The tire profile must not be worn on one side. The tire profile must be at least 4 mm. ...

Start/stop system
Fig. 119 In the upper part of the centre console: button for the start/stop system First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If the start/stop system is activated, the engine will be switched off automatically when the vehicle is stationary. When required, t ...

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