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Checking tyre condition Volkswagen New Beetle 2007 - 2012 Petrol 2.0

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Volkswagen
New Beetle
2007 - 2012  | 2.0 Checking tyre condition

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Alternatively, tread wear can be monitored with an inexpensive device known as a tread depth indicator gauge
Tyre centre wear is caused by overinflation
The original tyres have tread wear safety bands (B), which will appear when the tread depth reaches approximately 1.6 mm. The band positions are indicated by a triangular mark on the tyre sidewall (A)
Tyre shoulder wear is caused by underinflation, incorrect wheel camber (worn suspension parts), or hard cornering
Uneven tyre wear is caused by unbalanced wheels, worn/broken suspension parts, or incorrect wheel alignment