Changing tyre and wheel
If tyres of a different size than those
fitted at the factory are used, it may be
necessary to reprogramme the
nominal tyre pressure and make
other vehicle modifications.
size, have the label with tyre
pressures replaced and the tyre
pressure monitoring system
reinitialised. 3 257
The use of unsuitable tyres or
wheels may lead to accidents and
will invalidate the vehicle
Wheel covers and tyres that are
factory approved for the respective
vehicle and comply with all of the
relevant wheel and tyre combination
requirements must be used.
If the wheel covers and tyres used are
not factory approved, the tyres must
not have a rim protection ridge.
Use of unsuitable tyres or wheel
covers could lead to sudden
pressure loss and thereby
Tyre chains are only permitted on the
Always use fine mesh chains that add
no more than 10 mm to the tyre tread
and the inboard sides (including chain
Damage may lead to tyre blowout.
Tyre chains are permitted on tyres of
size 195/65 R15, 205/55 R16 and
Temporary spare wheel
The use of tyre chains is not permitted
on the temporary spare wheel.
Tyre repair kit
Minor damage to the tyre tread can be
repaired with the tyre repair kit.
is at tyre's sidewall cannot be repaired
with the tyre repair kit.