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What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?

What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?


sidewall is a major safety concern that needs to be addressed immediately. A bubble in the sidewall of the tire indicates that the inner liner has been damaged to 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

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Bubbles are for gum not tires


…curbs. When a bubble appears on the sidewall of your tire, you can be pretty sure that an impact occurred and the tire’s inner liner has been pinched. When the liner has been pinched, a pinhole appears that allows air to escape to the outside and for a bubble to form. Once a bubble appears, tire safety…

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Pothole Season Again, Tips to Replacing Damaged Tires and Wheels


…fun. Consider purchasing a Road Hazard Protection program when buy your tires new.* At times, if a tire does not blow out, you will see a bubble on the sidewall. Unfortunately the tire needs to be replaced also.* When replacing less than a set of tires on an all wheel drive vehicle remember; not only…

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Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Separations/Bubbles


…underlying cords and wires. Past experience indicates that a sidewall separation/bubble caused by component contamination or incomplete bonding during manufacturing will appear within the first six months of service. Fortunately these separations/bubbles typically appear when they are small in size and before…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement


…Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy…

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Replacement tires: When is it time?


…wouldn't wait that long to replace tires. • If you cut or puncture the sidewall, or drove on a 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…

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TireRack.com - About - Tech Center


…Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy…

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Tire Tech Information - Construction Materials


…Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy…

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Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Markings


…Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy…

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The Tire Sidewall: What You Need to Know.


sidewall will tell you everything: the brand, model, basic dimensions. You can even figure out your tire's birthday. The following illustration shows the information that can be found on most tire sidewalls: Aside from the fact that it offers a variety of key facts, it's important to keep that tire sidewall

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Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions


…Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy…

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Tire Tech Information - Inconsequential Racing Tire Cosmetic Conditions


…Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy…

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