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Purchased “new” tyres only to discover that they were actually manufactured in 2018 and have been told that this is perfectly legal. I wonder how many people realise this. Find this rather troubling to think that a product can sit for two years if not more and still be described as new when it has been stored for a period of time.
Surely there is deterioration in the product as a result of the passage of time?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Sarah Murray (Drogheda) - Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:25
Where’s the spare wheel housed on the Skoda Yeti Outdoor?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Tony Keating (Carlow Rep Of Ireland) - Tue, 19 May 2020 20:40
I have been driving a BMW 320 diesel automatic for two years now. I can't believe how poorly it sticks to the road on typical wet or damp Irish roads. I have owned two front-wheel-drive cars previously and miss the grip and poise they offer. I am thinking of going for a second hand 320d with xDrive. Will it make much of a difference to the handling?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Barry Jackson (Dublin) - Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:04
Auto services changed my tyres, but not valves. Is it legal?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Renate Stepina (Virginia ) - Sun, 04 Aug 2019 22:11
How do you reinitialise when you have changed the tyre pressures?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Claire Hall (Salisbury) - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:17
I was looking at the Kia price list and it includes the following: "Also excluded are the new regulations on tyres, which adds €2.80 per tyre." Can you explain what this is about, please?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:17
What kind of tyres should be on a 2012 Audi A4 Technik? Sshould they be run-flat tyres?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Noel Ryan (Waterford) - Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:13
Why are winter tyres not mandatory on rear-wheel-drive cars? I’m on my second Mercedes and know to switch to winter tyres each year. I rarely see other rear-wheel-drive cars doing the same yet such vehicles are uncontrollable in icy conditions - much worse than front-wheel drive. This is a serious safety issue not just for owners but other road users. I can guarantee someone will get killed if action is not taken. I suggest campaigns but also really dealers have an onus to notify buyers. Perhaps you could highlight as well.
Filed under tyres - Asked by Sean Burgess - Thu, 01 Mar 2018 19:35
I have a Peugeot 3008 with only 20,000 miles on the clock. Should I need four new tyres?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Coreen Bromly (Fairford) - Sun, 03 Feb 2013 20:57
Does a 2010 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso come with a jack?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Paula Briggs (Galway) - Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:54