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2005 Acura TL wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2005 Acura TL Owner Comments

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I own a new Acura TL which has bridgstone turanza el 42 235/45-17 tires as oem. From the beginning it became clear the tires are dangerous. They hydroplane on wet surfaces, skid easily on residual road sand. The right front and rear sidewalls failed--one with an egg shaped bubble and the other with a deep cut--despite no evidence that I struck a curb or pothole etc. Both tires were likely to blow out with continued driving. Surveys by tire rack indicate these tires are also very dangerous in the winter, which is about to happen here in the northeast where I live. These tires also "coldspot" after being parked for a while, sometime causing the car to steer poorly. The dealer could only replace the bad tires on a "road hazard" warranty, despite my many complaints to both Acura and the parent company Honda usa.

- Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

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