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I WAS JUST ON FACEBOOK GOING BACK AND FORTH WITH SOME SO CALL EXPERIENCE TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER'S ABOUT THIS. IT'S OVER A 100 DEGREE WEATHER AND A TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER ASK IS IT SAFE TO DRIVE 30 OR 40 MORE MILES ON A TIRE LIKE THAT. I WYA5CC3E ZZZ CC CTY C¹OULD NOT CHANCE IT AT ALL. I'VE SEEN WHAT HEAT ON THE ROADS DO TO A DAMAGED TIRE!


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It is also possible that one of the new tires is slightly out-of-round. This is much less likely, however, than an unbalanced tire. In any event, back to the shop is right thing to do.


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I would put money on the fact the tires are out of balance. As long as the shop did the balancing in the first place, take it back to them and tell them to check their work. Something is wrong there and they should be the ones to fix it on their dime. If there was no issue before with the struts/shocks, there should be no problem with them after the tire ...


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Personally I wouldn't worry about it. The bit is on the very edge of the shoulder, which isn't ideal, however, no belts are exposed and my guess is that it isn't leaking. If this was a tire that I received when I worked at a tire shop I'd have no problem sending the person on the road as long as there aren't any additional issues and it isn't leaking. ...


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If this is only affecting one front wheel there is something seriously wrong somewhere. I would expect a tracking problem to affect both tires. Possibly you have bent one of the links in the steering mechanism, or something is worn or broken in the suspension on that side of the car, so the wheel is "pointing in the wrong direction" or its camber is wrong ...


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I would try 35psi all round then look at the tires to see how they sit before driving, and then drive it to feel how it handles.


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You need to check the suspension joints as a failed bush can allow for the movement you describe. Inspect the tire tread as a failed bush can cause rapid tire wear on the inside or outside edges. I have just replaced all of the rear suspension on my car as one bush had failed after 15 years - logic being the others were likely to fail soon. Result is a car ...


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Seems like a bearing is bad causing too much play. Have a good reviewed mechanic do a diagnosis, doing it yourself will be a hassle.


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As with most of the damaged tire questions that appear on the site the answer is replace the tire. The side wall is the thinnest part of the tire. The extent of the damage inside the tire is an unknown. While the tire is off ask them to inspect the wheel and try to remove the sharp edges of the damage.


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