definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,500 miles

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problem #2

Mar 212012

Silverado 3500 8-cyl

  • 16,000 miles
The american general 245/70/17 tires on 2009 wore out down to the tires wear bars 2/32 at 16,000miles there was heavy edge wear chuncking pieces of tread. Tire were rotated every 5000 and alignment checked. Took to local Chevy dealer and they found a recall or technical service bulletin from american tire and all four tires were replaced free of charge. However they were replaced with american General Grabber H/T which also have to soft of a rubber compound and are wearing out quickly the truck has 26150 miles on it now and the new tires are down to 7/32 with less than 10000 miles on them. Start putting Bridgestone tires back on the trucks Chevrolet.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #1

Sep 282012

Silverado 3500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • 27,000 miles
The contact owns 2009 Chevrolet Silverado equipped with Goodyear Wrangler tires, line size (235/80/R17) dot pjab35hv4109. The contact stated that while driving approximately 60 mph the rear driver side tire blew out. The contact stopped the vehicle on the shoulder of the road. The tire was replaced. The contact inspected the other tires and noticed bubbles on the front and rear passenger side tires. The contact had all four tires replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure stated the tires would be inspected by an engineer. The approximate failure mileage was 27,000...updated 10/22/12 the consumer inspected the rear tires and discovered the inside dual had failed. Three of the six tires on the ambulance proved to be defective with air bulges on them. Updated 10/22/12

- Ruidoso, NM, USA