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Chevy 5500 2009 rear end has blowed out 4 new tires less than 1000 miles on them 2 different brands of tires they swell up in center of tires sling off tread then blow out Not in the same spot all across the back left inside to right outside daul then back across rt inside to lft outside for example have replaced carrier bearings due to exssive vibration any ideas this is a rollback wrecker and loaded with 1 ton trucks when it happens thank you for any and all suggestions

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It appears that you are using retreads on the tyres for the tread to throw off. This is false economy as the tread is only held on with glue. Next check the rear axle alignment as if the axle is not square to the chassis the tyres are running at an angel to the drive. Check for loose /broken centre bolts and spring problems. Tyres have to be all the same circumferential distance because different size tyre will fight each other on the road because of the differences that each tyre has to travel for the same revolutions

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The carrier bearing should not move at all. It is mounted in rubber to give a little. But, it should not move freely. If this is the case then something has gone bad. The carrier bearing would cause this vibration as it spins if it is loose.

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u still need to take your car to a allighment, most likely your front tie rods were adjusted wrong and both front wheels go inside or they both go outside, and in that case it will never pull to neither side but it will eat your tires like crazy let the allighment test show u that they are off it original measurements, i will it will solve your problem

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Best thing you can do is bring your axle with you to a scrapyard and match it up. If the bearing surface on the axle you have is no good bit the axle is still in reasonably decent shape, there is a company that makes an off-set bearing that will run on a different area. I can't remember who makes it but any decent parts house will know.

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