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Volkswagen Passat B6 (from the year 2004)

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Volkswagen Passat B6
Passat B6
Operation and maintenance of car
Wheels and tires
General information on wheels and tires
Technical conditions for the conversion of wheels and tires
Indexes of speed of tires
Markings on the disk
Composite wheels
Depreciation and divergence tires
Wear high-speed tires
Tyre service
Evenly worn tires
Measure the tread depth
One-sided wear
Diagonal uneven wear
Tire rolling noise
Radial and lateral palpation of wheels and tires
Lateral withdrawal of the car
Eliminating slip
Damage to tires
The design of the radial tire
Loss of air pressure in the tires
Damages of tires because of errors at mounting (assembly damages)
Marking the tire sidewall
Shift of wheels
General provisions for CO regulation of the axle (axle measurement), the Passat
Correction of the camber of the front axle
Adjusting the camber of the rear axle
Adjusting the toe of the rear axle
Adjusting the toe of the front axle
Passat with the 2006 model year
Checking the paintings wear, pressure, tread depth of tires
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Steering Gear
Onboard electric

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Measure the tread depth

To make the measurements for determining the tread depth should be in the main recesses of the tread.
Do not measure at TWI (Tread Wear Indikator means. Tread wear indicator).

Measure the tread depth should be in the main recesses of the tread in the most badly worn tire locations. The provisions of the tread wear indicators are visible on the tread shoulder.
Instead ?�TWI?� can be specified icon ?�D?� or "corporate logo" producer.
The protrusions of the tread wear indicators have a height of 1.6 mm. This value is the minimum tread depth prescribed in German law.
In other countries, other rules may apply.

Indication of tire wear
Fig. 4.5. Indication of tire wear: A - mark tread wear indicator in the main grooves of the tread; B - the main tread grooves with tread wear indicator labels

Tags tread wear indicators should not be taken into account when measuring. Decisive is the value in the deepest part of the tread grooves (Fig. 4.5).

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