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Tire arms wore out 2 sets of tires in two years

Anyone else have any problems with 2005 VUE tires going bald within a year. I went through two sets of tires in two years before Saturn identified that the tire arms were bent causing the tires to bald. Even though the tire arms were under warranty the tires were not so I have to pay for new tires myself, again. How is a consumer supposed to know that he/she bought a car with faulty tire arms. Is that not the repsonsiblity of the dealership? Shouldn't the dealership be responsible for replacing the tires free of cost or at least a hefty discount?

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Unfortunately that's the way of the beast, they keep it that way to offset the cost of their warranty work. I'm sure if you raise a big enough stink with the head salesperson you'll get a discount or a oil change coupon but don't expect much from the dealerships because they are there to make money

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