I wrote Goodyear and this is what they sent me. So I guess when you have a blowout you should have a welded bracket on your trailer hitch to carry the bad tire to an authorized dealership for inspection.
Sent by: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Consumer Relations 728 1144 East
Market Street Akron, OH 44316 Voice #: 800.321.2136 Fax #:
Thank you for contacting our web site. We are always concerned when we
learn that we have failed to exceed a customer's expectations with regards
to our product or service.
All Goodyear tires come with a six year limited warranty against
workmanship or material related conditions that have occurred during the
manufacturing process. During the first 12 months or 2/32 of tread wear,
which ever comes first, workmanship or material conditions are replaced
with a comparable Goodyear product free of charge, mounting and balancing
After the no charge period, tires experiencing a workmanship or material
condition that occurred during the manufacturing process are replaced with
a comparable Goodyear product on a prorata basis with the consumer paying
for the mounting and balancing.
Without inspecting the tire in question we could not comment as to it's
cause or condition.
Goodyear relies on a network of retail locations, both Company Owned and
Independent to determine warranty eligibility. If your tire is still
available and has not been inspected by an authorized Goodyear retailer we
would suggest you do so. You can locate your nearest authorized retailer
by calling toll free 1-800-466-3932 or on our web site at the following
path: Auto Services | Goodyear Tires
If after inspecting your tires the authorized retailer is unable to assist
you please ask them to contact our Customer Assistance Center toll free at
1-800-321-2136 to discuss your situation with one of our Customer