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Date:         Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:28:24 -0800
Reply-To:     Neil N <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Neil N <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Tire emergency in Oklahoma City
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If you buy a set of new tires from Discount Tires and pay extra for their 'free replacement' warranty, keep track of mileage and dates. If one of their new tires fails early and you try to collect under the warranty:

- don't let Discount push you into repairing the tire if you don't feel its warranted. Ask for a replacement. (mine had 2 holes, was run flat a short distance, they wanted to repair it) - there is fine print in the warranty regarding time periods etc. but beware that they might immediately suggest pro rating the new tire cost. The pro rating might not apply. - a minor point but since you're on a trip, if they say they'll call you when your tires arrive, don't rely on that. Call them.

The above could happen with any tire shop and I'm not saying all Discount Tire branches are bad. Mostly just a warning about how one might evoke the warranty they paid for.

Just my .02


On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 8:08 AM, David McNeely <> wrote:

..... >

> Discount Tires is national, so your warranty and records will be maintained > no matter where you buy and where you need service (so long as you use > Discount Tires). I have no interest in Discount Tires other than as a very > satisfied customer. > >

> >

> > On Nov 19, 2017 23:21, "Vincent Dow" <> wrote: > > > > > Hey gang, > > > > > > Lost a tire 30 minutes ago on I-40, 90 miles east of Oklahoma City. > Still > > > not sure what went wrong. My girlfriend was driving, she thought that > the > > > wind was pushing us around really hard... until we heard the > > > slap-slap-slap. > > > > >

-- Neil n

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