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Removing wheel nut caps

This "How To" guide will show you how to remove or change the black plastic caps from your Volkswagen wheel nuts. It sounds simple but you'd be surprised how many people don't know about the wire hook removal tool!

Watch our "How to" change your Volkswagen wheel nut caps video or scroll down for the static step by step guide.

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Locate the wire removal hook tool from the spare wheel insert or the tool wrap if no spare wheel is fitted

The tool looks like this picture

Insert the tool through the centre of the wheel nut cover and push it to the edge before pulling towards you

If locking wheel nuts are fitted - one of the nut covers on each wheel will have a round inner profile.

Note If you are changing the nut covers because they have turned white, please note this is not a manufacturing fault and not covered by the warranty - it is caused by bleaching from wheel acid used in car washes


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