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My 98 Subaru Impreza had a tire blow out. Now the tire shop wants to replace all 4 tires. Is this necessary? I could understand 2 but not 4. Called the Subaru Service Department and they said a single new tire could not be more than 1/4 inch difference and exact same tread type for replacement or I did need all 4 replaced. Any advice?

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Yup, it's not just the tire trying to sell you more tires, it IS recommended unless the tires are like brand new.

I had problems that MAY have been worsened by doing this in my 96 Imp Outback, and I've made sure I did all four at once ever since. You could always keep some of of the other three as emergency spare tires to use instead of the plastic doughnut!

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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You need to change all the 4 tyres since because you have got a car for a smooth ride if u just change only 2 or 1 u wont be having a smooth ride which ll make life risk also so my advice is better change all the 4 tyres.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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