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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Overview - Rim

Overview - Rim

1 -  Rim Flange
Stop for the side tire bead
2 -  Hump (H2) on Both Bead Seats
Prevents the tire from slipping off the bead seat when driving around tight curves
An extended hump (EH2) is required when using run-flat tires. Refer to → Chapter „Identification“
3 -  Bed
Makes it easier to mount the tire
A -  Rim Width
Distance between the tire contact surfaces on both rim flanges
Dimensions in inches
B -  Rim Diameter
Distance between the rim contact surfaces on the opposite tire shoulders
Dimensions in inches
C -  Offset
Distance between the vertical wheel center and the inner wheel contact surface
Dimensions in mm
D -  Pitch Circle Diameter
Circle diameter where the wheel bolt holes are located
Dimensions in mm
E -  Center Hole
Enables centering
Dimensions in mm
Rim Information
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Identification
There are several specifications located on the rim. The following examples shows the rim identification: Replacement parts number: 6E0 601 027 A Size of ...

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Vibration, Road Test, Performing Before Balancing
If a vehicle comes to the workshop with the complaint “vibration”, a road test must be performed before balancing the wheels. That way, information about the type of vibration can be obtained. Obser ...

Indicator lamp for the tyre monitoring system
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause   Solution The tyre pressure of one tyre or several tyres has decreased considerably in comparison to the tyre pressure set by ...

Contents of the breakdown set
Fig. 171 The breakdown set First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The breakdown set is located underneath the floor covering in the luggage compartment. It includes the following components : Valve core extractor Sticker with the maximum permitted s ...

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