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〉 Answered on Aug 18th, 2007 by Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd
Could you be more specific? Is there a problem with the tire or the rim?
If the tire has any damage to it this may compromise the tire. A bubble sticking out of the tire usually means that the vehicle hit a big pot hole and that bubble will eventually pop.
Over-inflation on a tire caused the center of the tread to wear prematurely, while under-inflation will cause the outer edges to wear while the middle of the tread is good. Hope this helps.
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〉 Answered on Aug 15th, 2007 by Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines
If the tire is new - that is, with less than 1,000 miles on it - the dent
should not be anything of concern. Some tires do have these rather smoother,
roundish indentations. This usually occurs with lesser brand tires with
taller sidewalls, such as a common all-season radial.
If the tire is older than that or you believe the vehicle may have been
driven harshly or may have been involved in an accident, I would recommend
taking the tires back to the person or dealer you purchased it from and get
them replaced. If that indentation is in anyway jagged or has a gouge, they
most surely should be replaced.
If that is not possible, you should still consider getting them replaced.
Not that there would necessarily be anything specifically wrong, but it is
better to be safe than sorry.
To find the proper inflation pressure, please look in the vehicle's owners
manual or on a sticker that should be located in the door jamb.
〉 Answered on Aug 15th, 2007 by Breanne Boyle, Contributing Editor at AskPatty.com