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Old 07-30-2004, 06:37 AM   #1
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I was coming home from work about an hour ago, and i stopped by Kwik Trip to grab some hot dogs, and other things, and when i pulled out of the parking lot i heard this squeky(sp) noise, like walking on the floor with your shoes wet. When i got home I felt the tire and its sunk in one spot, not bald but sunk it. WTF!?!?! Any ideas, time for new tires?
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a) sunken spot sounds like a tread separation (or actually a place that had not separated. Yet) Haven't seen a cupped tread for many years.

b) The strut bearing can make the most piercing squeak imaginable. Is usually at certain speeds. Have had to replace both on our '90 SE.
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