Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Tire mobility kit

Preparation

Applies to: vehicles with tire mobility kit

  • Read and follow the important safety precautions.
  • Set the parking brake.
  • Select the "P" selector lever position.
  • Check if a repair with the tire mobility kit is possible.

Using tire mobility kit

Applies to: vehicles with tire mobility kit


Fig. 175 Tire: tire damage that cannot be repaired

The tire repair is only meant for temporary use.

Change the damaged tire as soon as possible .

If the tire is pierced by an object such as a nail, do not remove the object from the tire.

The tire mobility kit can be used at temperatures as low as -4 ºF (-20 ºC).

The tire mobility kit must not be used:

  • If the tire has cuts or punctures that are larger than 0.16 inch (4 mm) (1) > fig. 175
  • If the rim is damaged (2)
  • If you have driven with very low tire pressure or without air in the tire (3)

See an authorized Audi dealer or authorized Audi Service Facility for assistance in these situations.

WARNING

  • Please note that the tire mobility kit cannot be used in all situations, and that it may only be used temporarily.
  • The tire sealant must not come in contact with skin, eyes, or clothing.
  • If tire sealant comes into contact with your eyes or your skin, thoroughly rinse the affected area immediately with clean water.
  • Do not inhale the fumes.
  • If you swallow any of the tire sealant, thoroughly rinse your mouth immediately and drink a lot of water. Do not induce vomiting.

    Seek medical attention immediately.

  • Change your clothing immediately if it comes into contact with tire sealant.
  • If an allergic reaction occurs, seek medical attention immediately.
  • Keep the tire sealant away from children.

For the sake of the environment

Batteries and electrical/electronic devices must be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner.

Tips

  • If sealant leaks, allow it to dry in place. You can then peel it off like a sticker.
  • Note the expiration date on the sealant bottle.

    Replace the tire sealant at an authorized Audi dealer or authorized Audi Service Facility.

  • Radio reception can be interrupted when operating the compressor.
  • Follow the legal regulations that are applicable in the country where you are operating the vehicle.

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