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1998 Volvo S70 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1998 Volvo S70 Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 152003

(reported on)

S70

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Tread separated on the left rear tire while driving about 50 mph. Vehicle went across three lanes of traffic and stopped in the middle of the road.

- Peabody, MA, USA

problem #2

Jul 222002

S70

  • miles
Tire started showing slow leak. After finding flat after sitting for 3 days, re-inflated at home then drove to service station to fully inflate. Two days later tire was at zero psi. Re-inflated again and took to service station for flat fix. Discovered that over 50% of the seam between the tread and the carcass had separated. Steel ply easily visible. One strand of the steel ply has moved out from the ply and has poked through the rubber. Tire was mounted 9/2000. It has 9 to 10,000 miles of mostly city driving on it. Other tires mounted at same time are holding pressure. I have not yet had them checked for any problems. I am having the installing company look at the tire and I am working with www.tirerack.com for replacement of this tire.

- Pleasanton, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 231999

S70

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Continental tires experienced dry rot, cracking, and tread separation.

- Rockville, MD, USA

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