Table 1 shows one common tire related problems of the 2012 Ford F-250.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
On highway at 50 mph when rear passenger tire exploded. Tire fragments tore and bent fender well metal causing $2700 damage. Steel belts were broken across the tire in two locations on the circumference. Fender and tire replaced. Likely would have caused severe bodily injury or death if a person had been standing next to the tire. (primary reason for filing this report) just prior to the explosion, my wife sensed a vibration and stopped to inspect tires. No obvious defects were found. After proceeding approximately 1 mile, the incident occurred. Tire was returned to bf goodiidge after which they claimed no responsibility. Pictures of tire and vehicle damage available.
The contact owns a 2012 Ford F-250 equipped with michelin tires, tire line: ltx/at, (na) tire size: lt275/65/r20, and dot number: b70t003x3011. The contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph, the contact could feel severe vibration in the tires, which became progressively worse. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that both rear tires exhibited tread separation. The rear passenger side tire was replaced. Most recent the failure recurred however, the rear driver side tire was not replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate vehicle abd tire failure mileage was 28,000.
Tl- the contact owns a 2012 Ford f250 with michelin a/t tires size lt275/65/r20. The contact stated that the driver side front and the driver side rear tire exploded while driving approximately 45 mph. The vehicle has not been taken to a dealer. The tire failure mileage was 55,000. The vehicle failure mileage was 55,000. Ml.
The contact owns a 2012 Ford F-250 equipped with a set of continental contitrac tires, size: 275/65/r18. The contact stated that while driving 70 mph, the vehicle began to shake. The vehicle was taken to a tire shop where they stated that the front driver's side tire exhibited tread separation. The tire was replaced but the failure occurred on the front passenger's side tire. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle and tire failure mileage was 28,000. The dot number and VIN was unavailable.
Tl-the contact owns a 2012 Ford F-250 equipped with michelin ltx/n-2 tires, line size: p275/65/r18. The contact stated that the tire tread wore prematurely. The manufacturer of the tires was not contacted. The tires were not replaced. The tire failure mileage was 13800. The vehicle mileage was unknown. The dot number was not available. Kmj.