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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-22-04, 05:30 AM Thread Starter
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Cracks in tyres on XR6 ute

The guy who lives across the road from me has got cracks in the sidewalls of his tyres about 1" down from the tread on all 4 tyres & they are all on the inside
Car only has 15k on the clock & tyres have been rotated every 5k
Is still running std 17" rims & dunlop tyres 3000,s
Anybody else struck this prob
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Re: Cracks in tyres on XR6 ute

What sort of loads does he carry??

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Re: Cracks in tyres on XR6 ute

Yeah, the Dunlops on my Dec'00 XR8 ute have still got plenty of bite.


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Re: Cracks in tyres on XR6 ute

Not much gets used as a car , has hardtop fitted

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Re: Cracks in tyres on XR6 ute

Take it back to the dealer, its a common fault with the SP3000's.

All ford dealers have a service letter 03-M-26, you may need to quote this if they start denying the warranty on the tyres.
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Re: Cracks in tyres on XR6 ute

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Take it back to the dealer, its a common fault with the SP3000's.

All ford dealers have a service letter 03-M-26, you may need to quote this if they start denying the warranty on the tyres.


Thank,s mate will let him know
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Re: Cracks in tyres on XR6 ute

i had a problem with the rears rubbing on the tray. Common Problem aparently, they didnt want to do anything about this untill i blew a rear tyre while i was commited to a s bend at some decent pace. After i told them that they replaced the tray and put two new tyres on it

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