pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,180 miles

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problem #5

Jan 182008

Civic 4-cyl

  • miles
I purchased 4 tires from Goodyear and with less than 22,000 miles on the car it began to shake when I reached a speed of around 60 mph. Six times in three months I took the car to Goodyear on water St. In syracuse, NY and they rotated and balanced the tires. Still shaking I took it to my mechanic who drove the car and inspected the tires and three of them were defective. He replaced the tires for me and I took the old ones back to Goodyear. They just looked at them, called akron, Ohio and I received a phone call stating I could received a voucher for $139.92 for a future purchase of tires. They were told by the manager that there was nothing wrong with the tires. Again, I feel the consumer is being taken advantage of, particularly a woman. I could have caused a severe accident and hurt myself or other people on the road.

- Camillus, NY, USA

problem #4

Sep 152005

Civic 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Tread beginning to separate on 3 out of 4 tires. These are Firestone fr 690 tires. I am in the process of replacing all four tires due to the significant tread separation. Firestone has offered a small credit to replace with same brand tires. I will probably not take the credit due to the fact that I am going to switch brands.

- Toms River, NJ, USA

problem #3

Mar 092003


  • miles
I have 30,000 miles on my car and already my tire tread has worn down completely. I was under the impression that tires are supposed to last 50-70,000 miles" also, my front brake pads are already in need of replacing. I do mostly interstate driving and rarely use my brakes, what is the deal"

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #2

Jun 052003

Civic 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,900 miles
Original equipment tires on 2002 Honda Civic. With just under 16,000 miles, mostlt highway, the tire tread is worn off. The tires have been rotated 3 or 3 times, and inflation checked regularly.

- Edmond, OK, USA

problem #1

Oct 172002


  • miles
The Honda dealer repaired my Firestone tire with a plug. Later the repair did not hold. I took it to the Firestone store and he said a plug was an incorrect and unsafe way to repair the tire. I then took it to a Goodyear store and he told me the same thing. I returned to the Honda dealer and told him my situation; whereupon he said the tire people were trying to sell more tires and everyone knows plug repairs are the most efficeint way to repair a puncture by a nail. Can you comment on the Honda dealer's remarks" are there any regulations by the NHTSA about repairs to a tire with a plug" your attention to this question is greatly appreciated. Harold V.webb

- Akron, OH, USA