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Old 05-21-2015, 01:54 PM   #21
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Thanks for all the replies. I called Goodyear and they too said it's probably separating on the inside. If so they will replace it for free, or prorate depending on tread depth. BTW it's off the trailer and will not go back on! Scary because I almost didn't pack the bearings until after our Memorial Day trip! So glad I did! Just one more thing to add to check. Jerry

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Old 05-21-2015, 02:11 PM   #22
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You really need to dump these tires. Getting another one will eventually end up the same as will the remaining 3. There are pages and pages of discussion on MaraBombs on various RV websites ... I have had and know several RV owners that have had nothing but bad luck running them. Torn up skirting costs money to repair. We can't all be dilusional. MaraBombs are passable for a 6000# camper, but are way out of their league on the heavier RV's. I know buying another set of tires says $$$$$, but won't you get tired of looking at your tow mirrors every other mile checking .... what's the price of peace of mind and a enjoyable trip???

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Old 05-21-2015, 02:20 PM   #23
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kumho eurometric Radial 857 tires are what we have on our Travel trailer.
aggressive tread, excellent wear

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Old 05-21-2015, 02:37 PM   #24
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I love this website... it is filled with wonderful information and people...
That being said... it makes me a nervous wreck. I bought a set of Marathons to replace a perfect(non leaking) set of factory tires...OK... there in my garage because I scared to jack up the trailer(ok and I have been busy)+ I have only been on 1 short trip since I bought them. NOW they are junk... it is a CRUEL world.
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Old 05-21-2015, 04:01 PM   #25
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Taller tire may have a belt separation in it. You should deflate it immediately and take it to a Goodyear dealer to be checked. Also check the width of the wheels. A wheel that is to narrow will make the tire look rounder and taller.
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Old 05-21-2015, 05:50 PM   #26
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Old 05-21-2015, 07:09 PM   #27
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sounds like the cords broke inside the tire.
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Old 05-21-2015, 07:22 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by Jerry01 View Post
I guess a picture would help. Attachment 77602
He might be right.. all three tires look different sizes to me.
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Old 05-21-2015, 07:37 PM   #29
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Scary stuff. Thanks for sharing.


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Old 05-21-2015, 09:58 PM   #30
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I would have to say after looking at the tires, the shortest tire height is good, but the tallest tire is defective. The taller tire has a shifted belt, it's not flat on the tread area. More rounded. This is why the tire is taller. Replace the tire as it will be failing very soon. If you roll the tire down a flat surface it will go into a certain direction. We're as the shorter tire will roll realitiv

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