Message from discussion Tire Minder Saves Us
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Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:35:58 -0700
From: Bob Hatch <bob.ha...@ymail.com>
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On 10/7/2012 8:30 PM, Janet Wilder wrote:
> As we were coming through Waco this morning, our Tire Minder started
> beeping and flashing a red light warning. We quickly got off the
> expressway and pulled over to a wide spot on the feeder road (service
> road for non-Texans). The left outside dually was flat. Did not appear
> damaged, just flat.
> Called road service who called back 30 minutes later and said it would
> take 2 hours to get someone there on a Sunday.
> Picked up my smartphone and found a tire service shop less than half a
> mile away. Got there and fund out that the stem had failed.
> Fixed it for $10 and we were on the road again.
> This is the third stem out of 4 on the rear wheels that has failed. I
> believe that the stems used were either defective or crap. I need to
> give someone a piece of my mind but I don't know who puts the stems on
> the tires. Is it Chevy, who makes the chassis or Coachmen who makes the
> RV? Does anyone have any guesses?
Are the stems rubber or metal?
I do not carry a gun hoping that
I'll be able to shoot someone, anymore than
I carry a jack hoping I'll have a flat