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Striking a curb, hitting a pothole at higher speeds. Defective Tire. Striking a curb, hitting a pothole at higher speeds.

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Q: What causes a shifted belt on a tire?
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What causes thumping from tire - Chevy Cobalt?

tires steel inner belt has shifted or separated

How dangerous is a shifted tire belt to drive on for a while?

Very bad it can blow out and cause a wreck because the belt separate from rubber

What causes a steel belt in a tire to shift?

Faulty construction of the tire of damage from a road hazard.

What causes a broken tire belt?

A broken belt in your tire can be caused by several different things. The most common cause is hitting a pothole or a solid object in the roadway.

How to stop wheel hop on a 1983 Mustang?

Wheel hop is usually a tire that has a shifted belt. Spin the wheel with it off the ground and check for irregularities.

What causes your rear end to vibratate in your s-10?

A bad universal joint A rear tire out of balance A rear tire with belt separation

How dangerous is a broken tire belt?

It is very dangerous to drive a vehicle with a broken tire belt. A tire belt is used to reinforce the area under the tread. They provide puncture resistance and help the tire stay flat so that it can make the best contact with the road. When a belt breaks the tire becomes out of round which causes steering wheel shimmy, vibration, and in the worst case scenario, tread separation from the tire. All 3 examples can cause you to lose control of your vehicle. If the tire belt is broken the tire needs to be replaced as soon as possible.

Can you feel a tire with your hand if a steel belt has shifted?

YES - A broken tread or side belt will cause a shimmy or shake while driving. Also another way of telling if you have a belt shift is look directly at the tread face. If its broke the tread will actually be S shaped... hence the term S Shaped Tread. If you notice a belt shift replace the tire. I was a tire installer for 8 years and seen some horrific accidents caused by belt shifts in tires.

Info for front end wobble on 1999 Chevy suburban 4 wheel drive low speed not while braking?

I woulld be suspicious of a tire problem such as a shifted belt.

Can tires squeak?

Yes, a "slipped belt" can cause a tire to squeak. A slipped belt is when the belt area of the tire separates from the radial plies of the tire and there is a noise as the two parts rub across each other. If a tire squeaks because of a slipped belt, do not drive at high speed and replace the tire as quickly as possible. A slipped belt will eventually separate causing the tire to blow out.

How to fix a broken belt on my tire?

Buy a new tire.

What causes your 1991 Buick Park Avenue to vibrate?

My personal experience was a tire with a broken belt. There are other reasons but your description is vague.

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