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  • What is the bubble on my tire?

  • A customer emailed me today about a bubble on the sidewall of one of his Bridgestone Blizzak Winter Tires. He thought it may have been a defect in the tire. What he actually has was a sidewall bubble. What is a sidewall bubble? A sidewall bubble is a bulge protruding from the sidewall of the tire.…

  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?

  • …Areas * Debris Sometimes, while rare, a defect in the tire itself can cause a bubble. However, this is very uncommon on tires more than a few months old. A tire shop can inspect the tire to check to see whether the bubble was caused from a defect or from road damage. To do this, the shop…

  • The Truth About Warranties

  • Resolving warranty issues on tires is tricky business. Anyone would like to utilize a manufacturer's defect or treadlife warranty if they could. However, is it an issue with the tire or improper maintenance of the vehicle and/or tire? When was the last time you checked the inflation pressure of…

  • Review of: Kumho 722

  • …to get a quick oil change and instead ended up having to replace a tire. The tire had what can only be described as a rip running along the tread. This is clearly a defect and the company emailed me back and then just stopped responding one day. Zero communication since then. I%27d avoid this brand.

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  • Review of: Kumho 722

  • …to get a quick oil change and instead ended up having to replace a tire. The tire had what can only be described as a rip running along the tread. This is clearly a defect and the company emailed me back and then just stopped responding one day. Zero communication since then. I%27d avoid this brand.

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  • Lowered Cars the Right Way

  • …from springs engineered for the street. They are crafted from special spring steel to ensure quality and performance and come with a lifetime defect warranty. Vehicle performance is also improved by sport springs in two ways: they reduce ride height and have higher spring rates that are carefully…

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  • Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DWS

  • …TWO sidewall defects on the same side of the car. Who knows what happened -- we have potholes here, like everywhere anymore. Still, never had such a problem with the Goodyears. And for nearly 40 years of driving on these same streets on all sorts of tires, never had a sidewall defect. Ever. You…

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  • Just Say No to Tire Cracking

  • …cracking. Slight surface cracking can be just cosmetic but keep in mind deep cuts or fissures from excessive deflection, poor maintenance, or defects can be serious so check with a tire shop if you are unsure. There are steps you can take to minimize cracking. Tires have oils in the rubber that…

  • Tire Tech Information - Tire Warranties

  • …A warranty is a manufacturer's assurance of quality that defines the period of time that they will repair or replace products that show signs of defects due to materials or workmanship. While most consumer goods are backed for their first 30, 60 or 90 days of use or up to one year from the date of…

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  • Review of: Kumho 722

  • …to get a quick oil change and instead ended up having to replace a tire. The tire had what can only be described as a rip running along the tread. This is clearly a defect and the company emailed me back and then just stopped responding one day. Zero communication since then. I%27d avoid this brand.

  • Tire Tech Information - Tire Safety Recalls

  • …to report information related to defects, injuries or deaths related to their products, as well as other relevant data in order to comply with "Early Warning" requirements that enable NHTSA to collect data, notice trends, and warn consumers of potential defects in vehicles, or vehicle equipment.…

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