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  • Caring for Your Tires: Even the Experts Aren't Perfect

  • …bent wheels, winter tires in the summer, and numerous other sins against proper tire care. While defects do happen, modern tires from reputable brands tend to have extremely good quality control. But since everything the car does goes through the tires, it's the tires that often show the results…

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  • The Truth About Warranties

  • …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 your tires to make…

  • (PDF Document: pulling_tire_diagnosis.pdf)

  • …more severe, the defective tire is isolated to the tire that was rotated to the front of the car. 2. If the pulling does not change, the defective tire is isolated to the rear tire that was not rotated. A tire diagnosed as a pulling tire is a manufacturer's defect. The tire is covered under warranty…

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  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?

  • …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 will typically mark the bubble, dismount the tire

  • What is the bubble on my tire?

  • …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. It is caused by air leaking from the inside of the tire into the carcass or body of the tire.

  • Just Say No to Tire Cracking

  • …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 like to be flexed so they can move around and stay dispersed. So try and drive those tires from time to time. Give…

  • 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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  • Review of: Kumho 722

  • Bought a set of tires less than a year ago. I stopped into one of those quick oil change places 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…


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