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Old 10-12-2012, 03:22 PM   #1
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Is this normal? Never happened when I was using Pilot Preceda 2 or Goodyear Revspec RS-02




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How old is your tyre adi?
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Default Re: Michelin Pilot Sport 3

Waaaa...... My tires also having the same problem. Normal daily driven to work and sumtimes mild spirited driving (highway). Experiencing the exact same problem like yours. Small chunks of rubber missing.

Michellin Pilot Sport 3 195/50/15
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How old is your tyre adi?
Not that old, got to check the receipt. But still a lot of thread left. Look at the wear indicator on the 2nd picture, still a long way to go till it hits the Michelin Man (wear indicator).

But the rubber itself is falling apart.

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Waaaa...... My tires also having the same problem. Normal daily driven to work and sumtimes mild spirited driving (highway). Experiencing the exact same problem like yours. Small chunks of rubber missing.

Michellin Pilot Sport 3 195/50/15
How old are your tyres? And roughly how many KMs on it?

Mine clocked less than 20,000kms.
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Mine also doing the same thing...
PS3 245/40/18

lots of touge run and two tracks..totally gone...and i hate these tires!
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Under inflation or maybe camber not right? Maybe u can check out ur problem here...or wait for vr2turbo to advice bro

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It is not under inflated. Tyres are always properly inflated. This is not due to wear, the rubber is literally shredding off, even in the center block, just less visible.
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Not due to setup, more likely compound failure. My GY Asy had this problem but it happened after it passed 4 years of age. If yours are still new, report back to Michelin....
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Yup, report back to michelin, I read somewhere can be replaced? if still new la...not sure
PS3 got warranty or not, but my PP2 got 6 years warranty.
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Yup, report back to michelin, I read somewhere can be replaced? if still new la...not sure
PS3 got warranty or not, but my PP2 got 6 years warranty.
If not too old, sure have warranty.....
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If not too old, sure have warranty.....
Opps I meant to say not sure how long is PS3 warranty
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Opps I meant to say not sure how long is PS3 warranty
Should be same as your PP2. Surprisingly, many members and friends have used until bald a set or two already without this problem. First time I am see this on the PS3
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6 years or usable tread life, according to Michelin Malaysia
Michelin Malaysia - Warranty of Michelin Tyres - http://www.michelin.com.my - www.michelin.com.my

And since I am not even close to the wear indicator & Michelin Pilot Sport 3 is out for less than 6 years, so definitely still in warranty even without receipt, which I still have.

Monday I'll call them, how they treat me will determine if I'll continue being a Michelin customer. I shall see if they back their words!
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Please let us the outcome.....
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Should be same as your PP2. Surprisingly, many members and friends have used until bald a set or two already without this problem. First time I am see this on the PS3
Ya, previously I use PS3 also still okay. Maybe this particular batch faulty models gua...

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6 years or usable tread life, according to Michelin Malaysia
Michelin Malaysia - Warranty of Michelin Tyres - http://www.michelin.com.my - www.michelin.com.my

And since I am not even close to the wear indicator & Michelin Pilot Sport 3 is out for less than 6 years, so definitely still in warranty even without receipt, which I still have.

Monday I'll call them, how they treat me will determine if I'll continue being a Michelin customer. I shall see if they back their words!
Kindly let us know bro...the outcome. I heard they only refund the amount of cash depending
on the thread left on the tyres. Best if u go back to the mech that change the tyres for u.

Cuz my mech told me, since they are Michelin Dealers, is easier for them to get the claim for us.
Most of the time they will just say, ur tyre must be under inflation and etcs. Meaning to say
is our own negligence on caring for the tyres...So, if your mech is michelin dealers, send back
to them. They will handle for u.
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