Under the guise of “consumer protection,” Ben Kramer and three other members of the Maryland House of Delegates have been pushing legislation limiting the sale of tires.
House Bill 580 would prohibit a merchant “from selling a tire to a consumer in the state as a new tire if the tire...
The Explorer went out of control and hit a motorcycle, killing its rider.
An analysis of the used tire revealed that it was nearly 10 years old.
In addition, Bridgestone, Michelin and Continental all have similar advisories.”The statement about General Motors Corp. Both recommend replacing tires older than six years.
However, I wouldn’t say the three tire manufacturers mentioned “have similar advisories.”Both Bridgestone Americas Inc. say that after five years, tires should be inspected.
CEMB USA/BL Systems Inc.'s new wheel balancer is designed to complete the balancing process on the car at more than 45% less investment cost than other radial force vectoring (RFV) wheel balancers. On the heels of its purchase of five Hill Tire Centers in South Carolina, Mavis has picked up six Dekalb Tire & Automotive Service locations in Georgia.
Continental has expanded its OE-replacement TPMS sensor program with a new VDO rubber snap-in TPMS sensor specifically designed for late model applications on Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles, including the Jeep Grand Cherokee.
All three companies recommend replacing tires 10 years after the date of manufacture, not six. to send me its technical service bulletin on the matter.
It says “a tire in use for five or more years should...