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      03-29-2012, 11:10 AM   #1
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One month old tire bites the dust

On about February 26 I had the front tires replaced on my 535i. The Goodyear Excellence tires. One had a sidewall bubble, the other's sidewall was literally ripped apart by pothole. Those tires I replaced were one year old.

Now here it is, one month later... the new right front tire already has a sidewall bubble on it. Insane. This time, I'm going through the warranty process. At least Goodyear puts a Road Hazzard warranty on these tires. But it still sucks I have to deal with it again after just one month.

I swear they must be making these tires out of glass and glue or something.

The closest Goodyear Centers to me are either a Sears Auto Center or a Discount Tire Center. Which do you guys think I should deal with? Or it's almost time for the annual maintenance on the car. Maybe I should just have my dealer handle the situation. I normally avoid the dealer, but I'll need to be going there anyway.
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      03-30-2012, 02:50 PM   #2
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Personally I'd go to the Goodyear Center since you have Goodyear tires on(Assuming not purchased from dealership)...
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      05-03-2012, 07:22 AM   #3
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The dealer should be able to handle the replacement under warranty. It will take a while to get the refund. It took me 4 months to receive a check for $386 on a bubbled 19" tire that was worn by 2/32. You can call Goodyear customer service and get relief.
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      06-07-2012, 11:52 PM   #4
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One Month old tire bites the dust

Luckily for me, after initial hesitation, BMW dealer took care of it
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