2001 Ford F-250 Tires problems & defects.

2001 Ford F-250 Tires problems & defects.
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If you are driving a 2001 Ford F-250, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Tires problems and defects. Total reports: 3.

Concerning Tread Separation On Uniroyal Liberator A/t Lt 265/75r16 Tire Purchased From Walmart On 092007,approx. 36,000 Miles On Tire. Used On 2001 ford f-250,diesel, Rear Wheel Drive. The Tire Has Dot Marking As Follows: Dot Bfw8 C62u 0807, E Range Rated. On March 23 2011 While Driving At 65 Mph I Felt Bad Vibration And When Safe, Pulled Off Roadway To Find The Right Rear Tire To Have A Bulge On Tread And Side Wall Distortion. I Have Had This Same Failure From Cooper Tires Which Caused Loss Of Control And Destruction To Quarter Panel. I Changed The Tire And Later (03302011) Contacted Uniroyal Who Opened A File Based On My Phone Number(281-585-6348). Uniroyal Claims No Recall Nor Do They Acknowledge Any Similar Complaints On This Tire. I Have 3 Of These Tires And Have Safety Concerns On The 2-remaining Tires In Use. At Times I Pull An Rv Or A Boat And Must Have An Assurance That These Tires Will Be Safe To Use. *tr

Mileage was 36000 miles. FORD F-250 2001 problem was reported in MANVEL, TX. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Mar 23, 2011

My Third Uniroyal Liberator Tire Has Failed In The Same Manner As The Two Before. This Is My Third Complaint Concerning These Defective Tires. These Tires All Failed In The Same Exact Manner (tread/tire Separation) And All Within Weeks Or Months Of Each Other. The Tread Pulled Loose From The Carcass,causing A Bump-imbalance. I Recognized The Failure And Was Able To Drive Home Where I Changed To A Spare. I Later Replaced This Tire. This Tire Only Have About 37,000 Miles. Walmart,where I Purchased The Tires,refuses To Give Any Type Of Warranty Or Tire Credit And No Longer Carry This Tire. This Tire Had Plenty Of Tread And Was Well Within Its Life Span. This Liberator Tire Should Be Recalled And Pulled Off The Market Because Of Its Consistent Failure Rate. I Have Sent Complaints To Uniroyal With No Response. Please Have A Recall Before Someone Gets Killed Or Injured. These Things Are Junk. *tr

Mileage was 37000 miles. FORD F-250 2001 problem was reported in TEXAS, TX. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Sept 18, 2011

The Contact Owns A 2001 ford f-250 Equipped With Mickey Thompson/baja Atz Tires, Tire Sizes 35 * 12.50 R20. The Contact Stated That While Traveling 70 Mph, The Right Front Passenger Tire Blew Out And Caused The Contact To Run Off The Side Of The Road. The Contact Was Not Injured. The Contact Stated The Belt Separated From The Tire. The Vehicle Was Towed To A Repair Shop. The Manufacturer Was Made Aware Of The Failure Who Did Not Offer Any Assistance Since The Vehicle Was Not Included In Nhtsa Recall Campaign Id Number:06t024000(tires:tread/belt) The Failure And Current Mileage Was 2360,000. Updated 11/19/12 *bf The Consumer Stated The Discount Tire Manager Refused To Replace The Tire Or Give A Document Stating There Was No Failure With The Tire. The Manager Did Balance The Tire But Would Not Print A Receipt For The Customer. On 10/15/2012 The Consumer Filed A Report With Cooper Tire Over The Phone And Was Told A Package Would Be Sent Out. On 10/30/2012 3 Tires Were Balanced Vibrating Recurred. Updated 11/20/2012 *js

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 230000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTNW21F51E. FORD F-250 2001 problem was reported in MAGNOLIA, TX. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-250 2001 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: DIESEL. FORD F-250 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph.

Sept 17, 2012

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