hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,653 miles

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problem #2

Apr 292010


  • 123,306 miles
While pumping my tires with air I noticed my two back tires (a different brand from the two front tires) had cracking in between the treads all the way around the tires. This must be a manufacturers defect and an obvious safety concern. Here is tire information (and designations) as designated on the sidewall: Rear driverside tire: Achiles platinum made in indonesia (5N1) manufactured by multi strada arahsarana tubeless steel belted radial 195/70 R1491H mold no. 03-02 E4 (encircled) 0228041 dot 5kjn hp 3606 thread: 1 polyester, 2 steel, 2 nylon; sidewall 1 polyester threadwear 280 traction a temperature a oddly enough, the rear passenger tire seems to match the above information with two exceptions: Threadwear 420 traction aa temperature a mold no. 03-03 we bought tires from figueroa tires in los banos. We don't have a receipt to confirm this. These tires must have been purchased before 04/29/10 since we did find a service order receipt from walmart tire & lube express dated 04/29/10 that states in the TPMS and tire disclaimer receipt: Actions: Replace one or more of the tires on the vehicle...reasons: Visible tire cut, puncture, bald spot, or other irregularity.

- Los Banos, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 162006

Cavalier 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Bought 2000 Chevy Cavalier from bay point towing in concord on 4/8/06 after one week of driving vehicle the front started to make a clunking noise and the front wheel just locked up make it hard to steer. I took the vehicle to two different repair shops and both declined working on the vehicle due to too many parts missing from underneath the car in the front suspension. One mechanic stated that I was very lucky I did not get into an accident when driving on the freeway.

- Pleasant Hill, CA, USA