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5 Warning Signs You Need New Tires

        Auto | Wheels

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Bulges and Blisters on the Tire
A bulge or a blister on your tire could lead to a blow out.
A bulge or a blister on your tire could lead to a blow out.
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Sometimes the outer surface of the tire begins to weaken. The result can be a bulge or blister that extends outward from the rest of the surface. This is similar to an aneurysm in one of your blood vessels and you know that if your doctor tells you that you have an aneurysm, you'd better get to the hospital as quickly as you can before you blow out an artery. It's the same with your tire. This weak spot can cause a sudden blow out, and if you don't put the car in the hospital (or service center, as the case may be) before this happens, it may end up putting you in the hospital when the tire blows out on the freeway. So keep your eye on those tire bulges and blisters.


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