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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:

Changing the bulb in the number plate light
Fig. 186 In the rear bumper: number plate light Fig. 187 Number plate light: removing the bulb holder First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings A normal flat screwdriver can be used to remove the number plate light . The actions sh ...

Stowage compartment in the front passenger footwell
Fig. 99 In the front passenger footwell: stowage compartment for high-visibility waistcoat First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Opening and closing the high-visibility waistcoat stowage compartment To open, grip the handle (arrow) and pull the cover out of ...

Run-Flat Tire, Overview of a PAX Tire
PAX tires involve specially developed system that exhibits the following differences in comparison to conventional tires: Pax Tires with Supporting Ring –  -I- PAX tires with air     ...

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