Tire Runout on brand new tires

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I have Cooper's on 4 vehicles and have zero problems.
I have bought 2 sets of tires at Walmart over the years. The only problem I ever had was they never lasted very long.
I've never experienced a vibration or run out problem with tires before so I can't comment on that.
I do know what a broken belt feels like though.
 
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I meant to say I haven’t had an issue since I left Discount tire on Saturday
 

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Don't have anything against Walmart but refuse to go there. My question to anyone who goes there
for tires is what's the draw? Is it because they're cheaper? It surely can't be they know more about
tires than a real tire dealer. I've never priced tires there because I've found very acceptable pricing at places that sell nothing but tires. It makes sense to me that if you want professional and knowledgeable service you'd go to a tire specialist instead of a giant retail store. Just one persons opinion.
Fair question. I buy tires from Walmart because I have developed a rapport with the local staff and it has been my experience that they have the best price. The road hazard warranty is also very good considering the price other big chain tire dealers charge. My experience has been very positive although it has been brought to my attention that other folks have had less than a satisfactory experience using Walmart. I’ve lived at my present location for over 17 years and used to buy tires from Pep Boys, National Tire and Battery, Discount Tire and Firestone. I’ve never used a mom and pop shop in my 40 plus years of driving so that is foreign to me. Pep Boys mounted two directional tires backwards, Discount Tire returned a vehicle with a dent and scratch and NTB charged for valve stem service in their package deals yet never actually replaced valve stems or O rings on TPMS setups. An assistant manager flat out told me they never replace anything that isn’t leaking and I was paying for the guarantee of replacement if the old hardware did leak in the future. Firestone just never really impressed me with their service or selection so I gave Walmart a try as it’s close to my residence. My local store has some experienced personnel with a former retired GM tech as department manager. I’m able to buy the tires online from Walmart dot com at very good prices and have them delivered to the store in a day or two. Make an appointment for installation and 90 minutes later I’m on my way. No add on shop fees or up charge extras. I’ve never had an issue with an installation at my local store. One General tire had a manufacturing defect and it was replaced without hassle. Having a wife and two daughters has given me ample opportunity to use the $10 road hazard warranty more times than I can remember LOL. Not to bust on the ladies but they run over some stuff! I’ve had tires half way through their tread life damaged beyond repair and Walmart has replaced the tire under the road hazard warranty. They damaged a TPMS sensor once and called me to apologize and inform me it was replaced, programmed and warranted for the life of the new tire. Yes, that’s what a good business is supposed to do and I appreciated the call. Finally Walmart is everywhere. With two kids in college hours away from home it’s easy to find a Walmart near them if they have a tire issue.
 

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I have Cooper's on 4 vehicles and have zero problems.
I have bought 2 sets of tires at Walmart over the years. The only problem I ever had was they never lasted very long.
I've never experienced a vibration or run out problem with tires before so I can't comment on that.
I do know what a broken belt feels like though.
register those at cooper, they have a service to alert you for any of their products recalled.
 
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