Eos (1F7) V6-3.2L (BUB) (2008)
Tires: Service Precautions
Safety Precautions For Run-Flat Tires, Removing and Mounting
Safety Precautions for Run-Flat Tires, Removing and Mounting
‹› Work for removing and mounting tires with emergency running characteristics must only be performed by mechanics specially trained for it.
‹› The special tools necessary must be in proper working order and not damaged! Contact manufacturer of tire mounting device found in the
workshop directly for suitable additional tools. Additional tools are offered as recommended accessories for the tire mounting devices listed with
‹› If necessary, use a mounting paste recommended by the tire manufacturer.
‹› The description of work procedure for removing and mounting may vary depending on the device manufacturer and type of device.
‹› The following work procedure described explains the principal procedure for removing and mounting tires with emergency running characteristics.
It is important to recognize run-flat tires before starting the removal and mounting process as it will be different from the process used with
‹› Distinguishing characteristic: Such tires can be recognized by one of the following listed abbreviations: DSST, Euforia, RFT, ROF, RSC, SSR or
ZP. These abbreviations are located on the tire flank behind tire designation of the respective tire manufacturer.
‹› Always note the instructions and danger warnings identified in the following description!
‹› Check whether tire pressure sensor should be replaced (if equipped) Vehicle Diagnosis, Testing and Information System (VAS 5051B ).
‹› During removal and mounting work, make sure that no contact is made between tires and tire pressure sensor.
‹› When cleaning disc wheel (rim), tire pressure monitor sensor must not come into contact with water or be blown with pressurized air.