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Tire wear issues on 2001 Nissan Pathfinder

I have bought two sets of tires for my 2001 Nissan Pathfinder and neither set has made it very far with respect to tire wear. The first was a set of Michelins that wore funny from the start. Two tires wore in the middle and the other two wore on the inside/outside edges. Only go about 30,000 miles on those before replacing with OEM tires for the Patfinder, Bridgestone Duellers. These have worn evenly but again only getting about 35,000 miles and need to replace. Both tires were rated at 60,000 miles. In both cases, I had the tires rotated and balance every 6-7000 miles. Is there a different brand to recommend? Am I not using the right tire pressure? The book says to inflate at 26 PSI but I have to say that looks way too low. I was keeping them at 32 PSI.

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    i have the same issue with my 2001 pathfinder and need to buy new tires. i was not happy with the wear on my expensive michelin cross terrains. someone suggested getting a road force balance done. would that help?



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Hi there it good u haveing 32 psi but i will suggest u to have a wheel aligment done the way u saying the tyre wears are i thinks really need are wheel aligment .wheel balance do help are lot but doing wheel aligment every 20.000ks do makes diffent on the no of ks the tyres do .hope that helps pliz do send the rating thanks

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