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Abnormal Tire Wear

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by viet658, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. viet658

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    Thanks for the link
     
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    I guess the good news is that a toe-out problem is relatively easy to identify and fix
     
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    Something about this made me laugh...

     
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    Thanks, viet658!!!
     
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    So Tesla covered the tires? one of mine was exactly like that at 7500 miles and the other was close behind + I had rotated my tires 2 times by then
    I hope my alignment was fixed with the new rear bolts at my 1 year service. Tires seem to be wearing a little better but I have been using 2 sets now and rotate monthly
     
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    Some of the other threads have over 26 pages. The information on the link is much more concise. Just trying to make it easier for other owners to get the information quicker.
     
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    You can do a general Search.

    You can do a Thread Search.

    You can change that Thread Search to 'DATE' from 'RELEVANCE' (fresher stuff first).
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    I'll make sure my Service Center here reads this article and set's it correctly for the 21" cars.
     
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    I happened to be scheduled for an alignment today at the Rockville Service Center. I gave them a copy of the article. My toe was way off on both rear wheels and the front passenger side wheel. For the rear, instead of a toe in the range of 0.1 to 0.3, the left rear was -0.2 and the right rear was -0.05 (opposite from what it should be). The right front was 0.09 instead of being in the range of -0.2 to 0.0 (also opposite from what it should be). I suggest people with the Michelin tires (which I have) get the alignment checked, as these tires cost $755 each.
     
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    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Darn!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Darn!
     
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    You must be Canadian to be paying that much for shoes. :redface:
     
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    I think you are right for early production cars, the newer ones are suppose to be in spec from factory.
     
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    $755 was in U.S. dollars from the Rockville, Maryland Service Center, with mounting. This is for the Michelin Pilot 21 inch tire.
     
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    You guys are paying too much. I did a price match at Americas tire with an online tire store. Came out to be around 550 a tire with mounting and taxes and Im in California. Michelin ps2 for the rears of a p85+
     
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    $525 here in Austin at Discount Tire.

    The local Tesla service center says that's where they get them from anyways.
     
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    #19 medved, Oct 27, 2013
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    I'm afraid that's what happens when you don't get ahead of a problem. Not good publicity for Tesla.
     

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