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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,000 miles

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #5

May 232014

S-10 Pickup

  • 120,000 miles


Goodyear allegra P205 75R15 sidewall separation and cracking lead to blowout. Inner sidewall showed cracking and rippling as though chords were broken. Only 25,000 miles as my daily driver, no heavy loads.

- Melbourne, FL, USA

problem #4

Sep 082000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
Any sharp turn at low speeds activates the ABS. I.e turning into a parking space. The dealer said it was because the tires were old. The tire store says the tires are fine. I have read on the web about others having this problem too.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #3

Oct 282000

S-10 Pickup

  • miles
We had a flat tire due to a nail and took it to a local repair shop. He said he would not patch the hole because both rear tires where showing tread separation and he did not want to be responsible for an accident when the tire failed. I went to a uniroyal dealer and they would only credit me 40% of the cost of new tires. They are defective tires and I do not feel responsible to pay to have a defective product replaced. We obviously need these replaced immediately as we are traveling to Florida with a trailer this Sunday and I am not sure what to do. Am I entitled to have these replaced free or not. The tire tread is in excellent condition and should not need to be replaced at this time. (tiresize: P20575R15)( dot number: Tire size: P20575R15 )

- Bridgton, ME, USA

problem #2

Feb 011999

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Right front tire (P209/75 R15 uniroyal) had a bubble 2" by 3/4".

- Big Pine, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 191998

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Front tires are too big for truck causing tires to rub on sway bar and to wear on the sidewall of both tires. Qcaw

- Dearborn, MI, USA

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