hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
150,000 miles

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problem #1

Aug 072013


  • 150,000 miles
Spare tire fell off vehicle while vehicle was in motion. No redundancy in the mechanism that holds the spare tire in place. Metal clip that fits in the center bore of the wheel is the only thing holding the spare tire in place. In the case of my vehicle the clip had rusted and failed allowing the spare tire to fall off the vehicle. If this had occurred on a busy road at speed it could have been very dangerous.

- Stowe, VT, USA