NHTSA — Tires Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Isuzu Rodeo wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1998 Isuzu Rodeo Owner Comments

problem #5

Sep 122003

(reported on)


  • 65,000 miles


While driving at 50 mph all four tires experienced the same defect as stated in recall 01 X 001 000, but model tire outside of the remedy scope.

- North Miami, FL, USA

problem #4

Nov 012002


  • miles
After purchasing one lug nut and bolt to be replaced by tire kingdom, 15 other lug nuts and bolts broke off. I had to purchase additional lug nuts and bolts to be replaced. When I contacted dealer, (midway Isuzu in miami) they informed me that this is a known defect of this vehicle but my basic warranty (3 years) is over and it is no longer covered. I purchased this vehicle used, with almost two years of use. I never received notification from Isuzu that this is a common and well known defect of this model. I'm concerned that my safety may have been compromised and other owners of this model are also at risk.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #3

Oct 272002


  • miles
While vehicle was being serviced for tire rotation and balancing. The lug bolt that holds the lug nut snapped off. The manager at tire kingdom has informed me that they have this kind of problem with Isuzu's. he asked me to purchase the replacement part from the dealer and he will install it for free. I'm writing to you to report this just in case there is defect involved with these lug bolts. I am concerned since this is a key part of the tire and wheel assembly. Please let me know if you need additional information or if there is a known defect.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #2

Sep 012000


  • miles
The accident happened on highway I-35 in georgetown tx. The conditions were dry and very hot. About 115 degrees. When the tire seperated I lost complete control of the vehicle and it went into the median and flipped 3 to 4 times. The vehicle was totaled and the police were able to retrieve the seperated tread for me.( dot number: Tire size: P215/75R15 )

- Ft.Hood, TX, USA

problem #1

Dec 151999


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
While driving consumer started to apply brakes, and hit a small pothole. Brakes made a grinding noise, pedal went straight to the floor and vehicle didn't respond. Hit car in front. Contacted dealer, said nothing was wrong with brakes. This happened again 27 Jan 00. Anytime while driving on an uneven surface the brakes works intermittently. Just had the tires replaced.

- Greenbelt, MD, USA

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