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What are some common Goodyear tire defects?

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Reviews of Goodyear tires at ConsumerAffairs.com say defects concern bubbles in the tire wall, tires blowing out and thread wearing out quickly. TireRack.com has more than 20,000 user reviews of Goodyear tires, many of which point out defects, including noise, rough ride and rapid wear.

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Other complaints at ConsumerAffairs.org include air leaks, cracking of sidewalls, broken belts and shaking.

Reviews at TireRack.com are searchable with the parameter "Consumer's Lowest Ratings." Several reviews of popular models, including the Eagle GT II, the Eagle LS and the F1 GS-D3, say Goodyear tires wear out quickly for various reasons, are slippery on snow and ice, and hydroplane on water.

Several writers at both sites complain problems develop quickly with Goodyear tires, within a few thousand to several thousand miles.

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