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  • What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?
  • …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 or bulges in the sidewall are normally the result of the…

  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?
  • …experience problems with their tires, like sidewall bubbles. If you can see a round bulging area protruding on the sidewall of the tire, this is often referred to as a bubble. The bubble is appearing because air from inside the tire is leaking into the carcass and sidewall plys of the tire. Most bubbles are…

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  • Replacement tires: When is it time?
  • …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 are…

  • Tire Sizing
  • …the section width in inches. In this case 7.6" or about 7-5/8" wide as measured at the bulge of the sidewall. Treadwidth is usually a bit less then section width. The second number 70 suggests that the sidewall is 70% as tall as the tire is wide. This is NOT an acutal measurement and means NOTHING without…

  • Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement
  • …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 the tire's inner-liner after dismounting the tire…




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