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  1. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    About 2 years ago I had 4 Dunlop Conquest Touring tires installed on my 2015 Passat. About 5 months ago, less than 15,000 miles we noticed a groaning sound coming from the passenger side rear. I had all 4 tires rotated and now the noise is coming from the passenger side front. This was more...
  2. Wheel and Tire Forum
    2003 4 mo stock 16" wheels and OEM size tires, just over 106k on the car and the 3rd set of tires - Bridgestone 019 Grid. the tires are getting ready for the 15k rotation and I noticed some pretty bad cupping on the inside of the drivers side tire. The passenger has some too, but not as...
  3. Wheel and Tire Forum
    2004 1.8T 50,700 miles. Toyo Proxes FZ4 225/45/17 (installed at 27,700 miles rotations every 5,000-10,000 miles) About 1200 miles ago (maybe 3 weeks) after rotating my tires I noticed some noise, mostly at higher speeds (60 mph and above). I took a look at the tires and it appears the insides...
  4. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I had read previously about the Passat cupping issues but this seemed a little extreme. I have about 11,000 miles on a set of 16" Bridgestone Turanza V-rated tires. They were rotated twice at 5,000 and 10,000 miles. After the second rotation, they immediately got REALLY loud. Until then, they...
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Title asks the main question. Took the 'ssat in to the dealer for front-end noise (speed dependant rhythmic wha-wha-wha-wha, from the right) and shaking (not really in time with the noise). They said that the front right wheel bearing was bad and replaced under CPO warranty. They also said...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm a newbie! I had two snow tires taken off and wanted the other tires rotated to another position. The tire guy said he could not put the other tires back on because they were so worn - and even I could tell they looked pretty bad. So, I bought tires online - Pirelli 7000s. Initially the...
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I just had my tires rotated and balanced and noticed some new tire noise. These are Dunlop SP Sport A2's, with 14000 miles on them, plenty of tread wear left. One tire, now on L front, shows some cupping on the edges (different heights from the rear of one tread block to the front of the...
  8. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Just got a new set of Kumho 712's today because Discount Tire LIED to me.....said they had the Yokohama AVS RE100's in, and they didn't........bastards. But I've been running on a spare since sunday.....my tire blew out on the So. Cal GTG/Drive . Anywayyyyyyy.....I was reading some threads...
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