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Eos (1F7) V6-3.2L (BUB) (2008)

Steering and Suspension > Wheels and Tires > Wheels > Component Information > Service and Repair > Wheel Mounting, Protecting against Corrosion > Page 5822

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The spherical caps * in the wheel bolt openings and the wheel bolt threads must likewise be free of corrosion, dirt, oil or grease. 

* The spherical cap is the curved surface of a section of a sphere.

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Check whether the wheel bolts can be easily screwed in by hand. The threads of the wheel bolts must not touch the holes in the brake disc -  arrow
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If the thread of the wheel bolt touches the hole - arrow -, turn the brake disc relative to the wheel accordingly.

‹› If necessary, clean any dirt and corrosion, oil or grease off the surfaces and thread in the wheel hub and/or wheel bolts.

CAUTION!
Heavily corroded, difficult to turn or damaged wheel bolts must be replaced.

Light Alloy Wheels With Metal Valve

Light Alloy Wheels with Metal Valve

From MY 2005, hollow chamber wheels have been installed in some equipment versions. Metal valves are installed with these hollow chamber wheels
in place of the conventional rubber valves. Metal valve must be replaced completely for each tire change.

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