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LOUD TIRE NOISE...WHAT WOULD YOU REPLACE THE ORIGINAL CONTINENTAL TIRES WITH? IT IS A 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE. I HAVE BEEN DOING SOME RESEARCH AND IT SEEMS THAT THIS IS AN ONGOING PROBLEM THAT PERHAPS NO TIRE WILL ELIMINATE. SUGGESTIONS?

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We just bought a 2006 Mazda Tribute...excellent condition but bad road noise...60,000 miles.....we are going to replace all 4 bearings first, and then look at tires....

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Tyre noise depends on the tread pattern/road surface material.so it is a bad tyre depot that cannot tell you which are quiter than other makes,same as ones that last longest. most customers buy the cheapest they can get and complain about the car...)any block pattern tyre will be noisy(look at the tread pattern on a limo)the only way you can be sure of getting a quiter ride is to email the maker direct.BUT be warned you may pay 3--4 times the price of a "standard tyre" and any suv is no limo......no block pattern, no grip in mud/snow....

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    I would start with replacing the bearings on all four wheels...then look at the tires...

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