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  • You Have a Bubble in Your Tire. What Now?

  • …impact, thus creating sidewall separation. There is no fix for this as rubber cannot 'heal' itself after such an injury. Eventually, the bulge will either grow larger and burst or pop when you run over another pothole. We get calls often from folks claiming that the sidewall bubbles are due…

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  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?

  • …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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  • What is the bubble on my tire?

  • …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. It is caused by air…

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  • Tire Sizing

  • …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…

  • My Tire's Sidewall is Bulging. Now What?

  • A break, bulge or bubble in the sidewall of your tire is typically the result of an impact that damaged the tire casing's fabric reinforcing plies. This means only thin layers of rubber remains to contain air inside the tire. Replacing the tire as soon as possible is the best path forward. If…

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  • Tire Replacement | Tire Rack

  • …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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