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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Tires, Dismounting, Run-Flat Tires and Ultra High Performance Tires

Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual / Whels, Tires, Whel Alignment / Tires, Mounting / Tires, Dismounting / Tires, Dismounting, Run-Flat Tires and Ultra High Performance Tires

Only trained personnel can perform the assembly work on run-flat tires and ultra high performance tires.
If equipped check the tire pressure monitoring sensor with the vehicle diagnostic tester and if necessary replace.
  Note
When cleaning disc wheel (rim), the tire pressure monitoring sensor must not come into contact with water or be blown with pressurized air.
If equipped handle the glued-on wheel trim carefully. Surface slightly scratched.
Replace the damaged rim wheel trim.
   
–  Turn the wheel until the tire valve or the tire pressure monitoring sensor is a minimum of 30° before the mounting head.
–  Insert the hold-down device -3- aligned with the mounting head -1- on the window edge.
–  Pry the upper tire bead with the tire iron over the assembly carrier.
–  Remove the tire iron.
 

Tires, Dismounting, Run-Flat Tires and Ultra High Performance Tires

–  Let tire mounting device run clockwise until upper tire bead lies completely above the rim flange.
This slides the press holders -1- against the mounting head. This allows them to be removed again easily.
 

Tires, Dismounting, Run-Flat Tires and Ultra High Performance Tires

–  Turn the wheel until the tire valve or the tire pressure monitoring sensor is a minimum of 30° before the mounting head.
–  Now pry tire bead over mounting finger of mounting head using tire iron -3-.
–  Pry the lower tire bead with the tire iron over the assembly carrier.
–  Insert the plastic mounting lever -4-.
–  Remove the tire iron -3-.
 

Tires, Dismounting, Run-Flat Tires and Ultra High Performance Tires

–  Hold the lower tire bead from the outside above the wheel rim flange with the plastic lever -1-. Let the tire mounting device run clockwise until the tire is completely off the wheel rim.
  Note
Check the tire pressure monitoring sensor for loose or damaged parts. If threaded connections are loose, the union nut, valve insert, seal, sealing washer and valve cap must be replaced by new parts from the repair set. Refer to Parts Catalog.
Replace the tire pressure monitoring sensor is damaged. Refer to → Chapter „Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensor with Valve, Removing and Installing“.
 

Tires, Dismounting, Run-Flat Tires and Ultra High Performance Tires

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Checklist
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Additional Information Sources
Technical Service Handbook outlining action to be taken to rectify current problems. For the repair manual for model-specific repair work. Refer to → Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning; Rep. Gr.87. ...

Lifting the vehicle with the jack
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