definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,000 miles

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problem #3

Sep 242018


  • 108,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet HHR equipped with cooper ultra touring ht tires (na). While driving approximately 60 mph, the rear driver's side tire blew out. The contact stated that the air bag indicator illuminated and the tire pressure monitoring system indicated that the tire pressure was decreasing. In addition, there was a recurring failure of tread separation with the replacement tires over the course of two months. A dealer was not made aware of the failures. The manufacturer was made aware of the failures through several voice messages by the contact. The tire size, dot number, VIN, and tire failure mileage were unknown. The vehicle failure mileage was approximately 108,000.

- Woodington, OH, USA

problem #2

Oct 012013


  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet HHR equipped with Firestone affinity touring tires size P215/55 R16. The contact stated that while traveling various speeds, the driver rear tire blew out. The manufacturer was contacted about the failure and informed the contact that the failure was due to over inflation. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileages, VIN and dot number was not available.

- Thurman, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 152009


  • miles
My wife and I bought a new 2009 Chevrolet HHR. The vehicle specifications sticker on the driver's door calls for 30 psi tire inflation. However, the tires themselves show a maximum inflation of 44 psi. Since many people inflate tires according to what is on the sidewall instead of the door sticker, this could easily lead to overinflation of the tires and the associated hazards. In our case, every time we have had the oil changed, the service personnel have overinflated the tires, usually to around 40 psi, and I have had to decrease the pressure.

- Mcguffey, OH, USA