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Old 02-20-2014, 03:43 PM   #1
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Michelin Tires

Ref 275/80R22.5 XZA3, New 3/29/10......replaced 1/8/14.......55,000 miles

FYI, coach driven every two weeks, partially covered storage, DOT only one month earlier than purchase.

Four tires exhibited cracking, with broken belt upon closer exam on DS tire, otherwise tires looked good. Problem was dry rot.

Contacted Michelin, explained the issue. They discussed with the Loves tire center, then replaced all six tires with XZA3+ at a really good price.

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Old 02-20-2014, 04:13 PM   #2
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Bad to hear of the problem.
Good to hear that Michelin made an price adjustment on replacements.
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I am glad to learn you got the problematic Michelins removed before any incident. Dry rot after 4 years of age, certainly does pose some questions. I have had multiple tire dealers tell me to purchase Michelin RV tires. Their reason are better ride and superior material to reduce UV deterioration. A dealer at Quartzsite RV Show AZ, stated I would be very sorry if I placed something other than Michelins on my MH. Last October I took six Michelins off and purchased SOB (some other brand ..... Firestone FS560). I am pleased with my decision so far.
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