Alittle Help folks

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jpajkos, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. jpajkos

    jpajkos Active Member

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    I have a buddy who was driving in his 97. He was traveling down the road when all of a sudden this guy cuts him off like the bad of out hell. He slams on his brakes he was on the freeway doing about 60 mph. He hit one of those Road work ahead signs. His car is fine. We check it out. Only thing is I think his tires might be bad? Cuz when he drives theres thud sound like maybe there's a flat spot on his tires. What do you guys think. I checked for everything else it seems to be ok. Tire rods, shocks, springs, see, to be fine. Im thinking cuz his tires locked up that he got some sort of a flat spot on them. Let me know what you think.
     
  2. scarface

    scarface Guest

    I guess its possible, but I would think it would take more than one slide to give a flat spot. Might have broken a belt in the tire though.
     
  3. MeanGrn Gt

    MeanGrn Gt Well-Known Member

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    I have never had a flatspotted tire so i dont know about them but i dont think they would make a noise. It is more than likely a broken belt. I have driven a vehicle with a broken belt. I thought the damn thing was gonna fall off or something lol.
     
  4. scarface

    scarface Guest

    It will fall apart. Its called "separating" That tire will likely blow apart soon if it is a belt.
     
  5. venom97

    venom97 New Member

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    try rotating the front to the back and see if that helps