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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,582 miles

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2011 Chevrolet Impala wheels / hubs problems

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2011 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #6

Apr 022014

Impala 6-cyl

  • 35,990 miles


Goodyear Eagle LS2 tires. Vibration at 60 mph chev dealer checked vehicle recently and said that in 3 of the 4 tires, the steel bands had shifted and that the tires should be replaced as soon as possible.

- Savannah, GA, USA

problem #5

Dec 232013

Impala 6-cyl

  • 41,000 miles
The inside of the factory installed Goodyear tire split. Approximately 2 months later another tire failed. On 4/13/14 the third tire failed. All split on the inside of the tire.

- Bel Air, MD, USA

problem #4

Nov 202013


  • 34,000 miles
All 4 tires showed tread separation with mileage between 34000 and 49000 miles. The tread bubbled up on the inside tread edge of all tires. I had 3 flat tires due to this defect. Goodyear only offered what they called "good will" replacement at about half price. I paid to have the first 2 replace on 02/16/2013 and 11/04/2013. Both of these tires went down after highway driving. On 11/19/2013 I rotated the tires and noticed the remaining 2 original tires were showing signs of separation on the inside edge of the tread. Contacted Goodyear and they would only discount them by half after having 4 out of 4 tires go bad. I left the Goodyear store and am having 4 Michelin tires put on. I think Goodyear should refund me what the first 2 tires cost me and they can have them back. I don't think these tires should be on the road they are not safe.

- Deer Creek, IL, USA

problem #3

Jun 132013


  • 42,500 miles


I purchased a 2011 Chevy Impala at the end of December 2012. Since then, I have put about 10,000 miles on the vehicle with Goodyear Eagle ls-2 tires. Unfortunately, starting on June 13, 2013 I have had a series of sidewall blowouts. The first blowout was June 13. The second was July 29. The third was August 27. The first two blowouts happened while at speed on the highway. Fortunately, the third one happened while in town and driving less than 25 mph. I heard a sound very similar to what I heard prior to the other two blowouts, so I immediately pulled over and inspected my tires. I have a photo of the bubble that formed on the inside sidewall. Not three minutes later, that bubble blew out and the tire quickly deflated. This is now three tires, all Goodyear Eagle ls-2, that have blown out in less than three months. Based on the number of complaints left at NHTSA, I cannot believe this is an isolated incident with my vehicle, especially when the shop owner at the tire store told me "that's a manufacturer defect, a faulty and busted belt" upon seeing the photo of the bubble.

- Grand Forks, ND, USA

problem #2

Jul 182013


  • 54,000 miles
I was driving home from work and the car started acting like it was uneven. I got to where I could pull over and found a balloon growing out of the side of my tire. The car is not that old and the tires in my past Impala's have lasted much longer. I am not happy with this. I had to call someone to help me so that it didn't explode and cause more damage.

- Gaithersburg, MD, USA

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problem #1

Jun 042012


  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Chevrolet Impala equipped with Goodyear Eagle ls-2 tires, size: P225/55R17. The contact stated that the front driver side tire had blown from the inside wall but the outer wall was still holing air. The manufacturer was notified of the issue and offered to pay for a portion of the tires. The tires were replaced. The failure mileage on the tires and the vehicle was 30,000. The VIN was not available.

- Springfield, MA, USA

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