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  • Do your tires have rim protectors?

  • …if your tires have rim protectors, you might be able to avoid accidental damage. How can you tell if a tire has a rim protector? Generally speaking, you'll want to look for thicker rubber molded at key locations on the sidewall. Standard tires don't typically feature a rim protector, as shown at right…

  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?

  • …impact damage from road conditions. When a tire hits a pothole or a sharp object on the road, the force from the weight of the vehicle is focused on a relatively small area of contact. This compresses the tire enough that the inside of the tire's sidewall can be pinched and damaged. This damage to the…

  • The Truth About Warranties

  • …tire may be covered is to look at the below disqualifying conditions: * Puncture * Injuries to the sidewall or tread that do not penetrate the carcass * Running a tire underinflated or flat * Impact damage * Shoulder wear that's commonly caused by underinflation, hard cornering or alignment issues * Uneven…

  • Proper Way To Repair a Tire

  • …nails and screws. Even though damage may be small, the steel belts now exposed to outside elements can be compromised if not addressed promptly. Repairing larger punctures and punctures to the tire's shoulder and sidewall area are not recommended. Evaluating the damage the object caused to the tire,…

  • Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement

  • …with very low inflation pressure. * Tires cut or punctured in the shoulder or sidewall areas, as well as any tires driven on while flat or with very low inflation pressure even for short periods of time are often damaged beyond repair and should be replaced. Driving on a tire while flat or with very…

  • Review of: Goodyear Eagle RS-A EMT

  • Experienced premature tread separation from sidewall. This is a known and very well documented issue with these tires, often leading to substantial vehicle damage and vehicle crashes. Please do some research before purchasing as you will find countless examples of this premature failure and many complaints…

  • Is your tire cracking?

  • …"weather checking" or "weather cracking," maybe even "ozone cracking," it's cracking just the same. Most often you'll notice the damage along the sidewalls, and if the damage goes deep below the surface—odds are good it just might be time for a new tire. And typically, cracking only occurs later in the…




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