2020 Audi Q3 — Owner's Manual – Page #231

Posted on 29 Nov, 2019
Model: 2020 Audi Q3
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Wheels
>Check
the
tire
sidewall
(=>
page
215,
fig.
148)
to
deter-
mine
the
designated
load
rating
for
a
specific
tire.
Wheel
bolts
and
rims
Wheel
bolts
Wheel
bolts
must
be
clean
and
loosen/tighten
easily.
You
will
need
a
special
adapter
to
loosen
the
anti-theft
wheel
bolts*
>
page
241.
Rims
Rims
with
a
bolted
rim ring*
or
with
bolted
wheel
covers*
consist
of
multiple
pieces.
These
compo-
nents
were
bolted
together
using
special
bolts
and
a
special
procedure.
You
must
not
repair
or
disassemble
them
>
A.
ZA
WARNING
Wheel
bolts
that
are
tightened
or
repaired
in-
correctly
can
become
loose
and
result
in
loss
of
vehicle
control,
which
increases
the
risk
of
an
accident.
For
the
correct
tightening
specifi-
cation,
see
>
page
243,
Finishing.
Always
keep
the
wheel
bolts
and
the
threads
in
the
wheel
hub
clean
and
free
of
grease.
Only
use
wheel
bolts
that
fit
the
rim.
Always
have
damaged
rims
repaired
by an
authorized
Audi
dealer
or
authorized
Audi
Service
Facility.
Never
repair
or
disassemble
rims
yourself,
because
this
increases
the
risk
of
an
accident.
Loose
wheel
warning
Applies
to:
vehicles
with
loose
wheel
warning
Within
the
limits
of
the
system,
the
loose
wheel
warning
in
the
instrument
cluster
warns
you
if
one
or
more
wheels
are
loose.
Using
the
ABS
sensors,
the
loose
wheel
warning
system
compares
the
vibration
characteristics
of
the
individual
tires.
If
one
or
more
wheels
are
loose,
it
will
be
indicated
in
the
instrument
clus-
ter
display
with
the
&
indicator
light
and
a
mes-
sage.
If
only
one
wheel
is
affected,
the
location
of
that
wheel
will
be
indicated.
Messages
fi
Wheel
bolts
loose.
Please
safely
stop
the
ve-
hicle
and
check
all
wheel
bolts!
Loose
wheel
warning
for
at
least
one
wheel
>
A\.
Check
the
wheel
bolts
on
all
wheels
with
the
wheel
wrench
(vehicle
tool
kit).
Have
the
tighten-
ing
specification
checked
as
soon
as
possible
with
a
torque
wrench.
Drive
carefully
until
then.
For
the
correct
tightening
specification,
see
=>
page
243,
Finishing.
fl
Wheel assessment
active.
Please
continue
driving
carefully
After
this
message
appears
and
you
have
checked
the
wheel
bolts,
the
assessment
phase
begins
when
the
vehicle
is
in
motion.
This
may
take
sev-
eral
minutes.
|
|
Loose
wheel
warning:
malfunction!
See
owner's
manual
There
is
a
system
malfunction.
Drive
immediately
to
an
authorized
Audi
dealer
or
authorized
Audi
Service
Facility
to
have
the
malfunction
repaired.
ZA
WARNING
Wheel
bolts
that
are
tightened
incorrectly
can
become
loose
and
result
in
loss
of
vehicle
con-
trol,
which
increases
the
risk
of
an
accident.
If
a
message
appears,
reduce
your
speed
im-
mediately
and
avoid any hard
steering
or
braking
maneuvers.
Stop
as
soon
as
possible
and
check
the
wheel
bolts.
Check
your
wheels
for
damage.
Have
the
damaged
wheels
checked
and/or
replaced
immediately
by an
authorized
Audi
dealer
or
authorized
Audi
Service
Facility.
Under
certain
conditions
(such
as
a
sporty
driving
style,
winter
conditions,
or
unpaved
roads),
the
message
may
be
delayed.
The
driver
is
responsible
for
ensuring
that
the
wheels
are
attached
correctly.
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