really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2003 BMW 318 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2003 BMW 318 Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 092005


  • miles


I was told that my tire had a defect but it was safe to drive. One person told me that it was a tire defect but he would not be able to say anything since he worked for the company. Then I was told that it had a bulge caused by a pot hole but it was not dangerous. While driving the tire blew out and literally lifted the car up on two wheels. I was so scared and upset after I regained control that I called the company and they said oh well. I have been complaining about the tires since they were put on last summer. They bounce constantly but yet cooper does not stand behind their so called high performance tires.

- Mobile, AL, USA

problem #2

Nov 102005


  • miles
It's not enough to file a complaint but now it is worse. One of the tires from cooper that I filed a complaint about blew out forcing my car up on two wheels. I manage to control the car without flipping. Do I have to wait until I am killed or someone is hurt before something is done about the defective tires.

- Mobile, AL, USA

problem #1

Nov 022005


  • miles
I purchased cooper tires last summer and do not have 10,000 miles on them and they are starting to fall apart. I had to replace one because they said it was damage because of a pot hole. Now I have another one that has a knot in it and I am told that it is due to a stress fracture in the tire cause by a pothole.. it seems like I am being taken advantage of because I am a woman and blonde. Two years ago my daughter had to have all 4 of her tires replaced that were cooper because she was told that the radial had flat sides.

- Mobile, AL, USA

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