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What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?

What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?


…the point that it's allowing air to escape. Also, only the thin (nylon or polyester) sidewall plies are keeping the tire from a blowout. Bubbles or bulges in the sidewall are normally the result of the tire's inner liner being damaged from an impact that creates a small hole or tear and compromises the…

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Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Indentations, Undulations & Protrusions


…under their treads to keep them flat, indentations only appears on the sidewalls. Sidewall Protrusions Fig. B: Vertical bulge on sidewall from rim to tread. However, if protruding bulges, as shown in Fig. B (photo provided by a customer), rather than indentations appear on the sidewall of a recently installed…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure / Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving


…if you plan to drive fast because the tires will be subjected to tremendous stresses. Because of the weight they bear, pneumatic tires' sidewalls bulge and their treads flatten as they roll into contact with the road. This results in dimensional difference between the tire's "unloaded" radius (i.e.…

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Winter Tech - Air Pressure / Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving


…if you plan to drive fast because the tires will be subjected to tremendous stresses. Because of the weight they bear, pneumatic tires' sidewalls bulge and their treads flatten as they roll into contact with the road. This results in dimensional difference between the tire's "unloaded" radius (i.e.…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement


…permanently weaken the tire's internal structure, rendering it more susceptible to catastrophic failure. * Tires that exhibit any bubbles, blisters or bulges, or have large cuts, cracks or other significant damage from road hazards in the tread, shoulder and/or sidewall areas should be replaced. Only inspecting…

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Tire Test Results : When Round and Black Becomes Lean and Green


…their sidewalls and treads continuously bend and stretch as they transition from their loaded (where the weight of the vehicle causes the sidewalls to bulge as the tread footprint flattens against the road) to unloaded profiles. Tire rolling resistance and its influence on vehicle fuel efficiency has not…

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Review of: Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max


…in from where the rim makes contact w/ the rubber. These small stretch marks appear on both sides of all 4 tires and become very visible and even bulge out when the slightest amount of pressure is applied with the finger to the inside of the tire. Considering that at 35K these Fuel Maxs last summer…
 

Review of: Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max


…in from where the rim makes contact w/ the rubber. These small stretch marks appear on both sides of all 4 tires and become very visible and even bulge out when the slightest amount of pressure is applied with the finger to the inside of the tire. Considering that at 35K these Fuel Maxs last summer…
 

Review of: Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max


…in from where the rim makes contact w/ the rubber. These small stretch marks appear on both sides of all 4 tires and become very visible and even bulge out when the slightest amount of pressure is applied with the finger to the inside of the tire. Considering that at 35K these Fuel Maxs last summer…

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Review of: Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max


…in from where the rim makes contact w/ the rubber. These small stretch marks appear on both sides of all 4 tires and become very visible and even bulge out when the slightest amount of pressure is applied with the finger to the inside of the tire. Considering that at 35K these Fuel Maxs last summer…

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Review of: Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max


…in from where the rim makes contact w/ the rubber. These small stretch marks appear on both sides of all 4 tires and become very visible and even bulge out when the slightest amount of pressure is applied with the finger to the inside of the tire. Considering that at 35K these Fuel Maxs last summer…

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Replacement tires: When is it time?


…flat tire (or one with very low inflation)—you've probably damaged the tire beyond repair. It's probably time. • Never ignore a bubble, blister, bulge, large cut or cracks. Replacement tires are a must! These are just a few recommendations. Read more in our library of Tire Tech articles.

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