pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,000 miles

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problem #4

Dec 112003


  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,000 miles
Sidewall of tire completely blew out on 12/11/03. Approx vehicle speed 65mph, outside temp approx 30 degrees, vehicle - 2000 Dodge Dakota, tires were replacement for O.E. - hercules ltd, 215/75 R15, tire pressure approx 32lbs., mileage approx 16,000.

- Sterling Heights, MI, USA

problem #3

Nov 102001


  • miles
Cracks on sidwall of right rear tire was 18 inches long, and was circling the rim of tire at least 1/4 inch deep. Tire remained inflated. On two front tires, cracks were near the rim of sidewall and still inflated. Had checked tires after returning from trip. Taken to tire retailer, and tires replaced on prorated basis. Goodyear, Wrangler, P215/75R15 with 9,028 miles.

- Jackson, MS, USA

problem #2

Aug 292001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2000, Dodge Dakota quad cab with original tires. Set of tires on vehicle have cracks on sidewall below the rim. Goodyear store will prorate the tires, size P215/75R15, dot#M6hfekwr1000. The cracks were on inside and outside of the tires. The tire dealer says the cracks were due to the ozone layer.

- Santa Rosa, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 072000


  • miles
On 7 Oct 2000, I noticed that there was an outer sidewall separation on the right front (drivers side) tire (Goodyear Wrangler St ) of my 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck. The separations consisted of 3-4 splits that were separated by distance. The splits were from 2-3 inches longs and the depth of my fingernails or perhaps 1/8th of an inch. The separations were on the portion of teh tire, right above the steel tire rims and are arranged in a circular pattern. The tire appeared to have a small lump on its sidewall. The tire had about 12,000 miles on it at the time. I notified Goodyear customer svc at the corporation, chrsyler corporation (Corp file #7828657), chesterfield Dodge, midlothian, va (where I purchased teh truck during June 2000) and the gemini Goodyear auto shop, harbour drive, midlothian, va. The gemini Goodyear auto shop replaced the tire on 10 Oct 2000. I notified Goodyear corporation and chrsyler corporation that I preferred all tires to be removed and replaced with a brand other than Goodyear Wrangler St. It appears to me that all tires on my truck might be from the same manufacturers lot number and could be a potential source of problems. I can be reached at home at 804-739-1572 or at work 804-786-6627. My name is william H. fennell (tiresize: P215/75R15)( dot number: Tire size: P215/75R15 )

- Midlothian, VA, USA