2015 Volkswagen Passat - Tires and wheels (25 pages)

Posted on 10 Feb, 2015 by Bruno
Model: 2015 Volkswagen Passat
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Manual Description
In this section you'll find information about, tire inflation pressure cold tires , tread depth tread wear indicators , glossary of tire loading terminology .

Volkswagen recommends that all work on tires and wheels be done by an authorized Volkswagen, dealer or authorized Volkswagen Service Facility, and recommended procedures, have the necessary special tools and spare parts, can properly, new tires or tires that are old, worn or damaged cannot provide maximum control braking performance.

Improper care and handling of tires and wheels can reduce driving safety and cause accidents severe injuries, install only radial tires of the same make, the same dimensions (tread circumference), similar tread profile all 4 wheels, new tires tend to be slippery and must be broken in.

First miles (560 km) to help reduce the risk of losing control, a collision, serious personal injuries, check tire inflation pressure regularly when the tires are cold always maintain, separation, sudden loss of pressure, and blowouts, (bend) more, which can cause the tire to overheat and fail suddenly without warning.

Check tires regularly wear damage, never drive with worn or damaged tires (for example, tires with punctures, cuts, cracks, sudden tire failure including blowouts and sudden deflation, crashes, serious personal, have worn or damaged tires replaced immediately.

Never exceed the maximum speed rating or the maximum load rating of tires your, if you notice unusual vibration or if the vehicle pulls to one side when driving, always stop, to reduce the risk of losing control, crashes, and serious personal injuries, never loosen, the bolts on wheels with bolted rim rings.

Never mount used tires on your vehicle if you are not sure of their past use, tires and wheels may have damage that cannot be seen that can lead sudden tire failure, tires age even if they are not being used and can fail suddenly, especially high speeds, causing loss of vehicle control, accidents, and severe personal injuries.

Than years old can be used only in an emergency and even then only with special care, for technical reasons it is usually not possible to use wheel rims other vehicles, wheel rims from the same model may not fit properly, authorized Volkswagen Service Facility necessary.

 Please first read and note the introductory information heed WARNINGS, tires may be the least appreciated and most abused parts of a motor vehicle, since their small patches of rubber are the only contact between your vehicle road, maintaining correct tire pressure, making sure that your vehicle and its tires do not have carry more.

Weight than they can safely handle, and regularly inspecting tires for damage (such cuts, slashes, irregular wear, and overall condition) are the most important things that you can do help avoid, sudden tire failure, including tread separation blowout, the tires and wheels are essential parts of the vehicle's design.

Volkswagen are specially matched to the characteristics of the vehicle for good road holding safe, handling when in good condition properly inflated, if you must drive over a curb or other obstacle, drive very slowly and as much as possible right, angle to the curb with the tire tread of both front wheels contacting the curb same time.

Regularly check tires for damage, such as punctures, cuts, tears blisters, remove embedded material in the tread profile that has not yet penetrated the inside tire, heed all warning messages from the Tire Pressure Monitoring System ⇒  Tire Pressure Monitoring, replace worn or damaged tires immediately ⇒  Tire wear damage.

Damage to tires and wheels is often not readily visible, immediately for hidden damage by an authorized Volkswagen dealer an authorized Volkswagen, never exceed the load and permissible maximum speed rating of the tires ⇒  Tire labeling, always keep aggressive chemicals including grease, oil, gasoline and brake fluid off tires.

Including the compact spare wheel ⇒ , replace missing valve caps immediately, unidirectional tires are designed to rotate only in one direction.

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