TITLE

Trailer tire problems generate most calls

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2008, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on call center data which shows that 65% of calls for roadside repair are for trailer tire problems. The entry notes information from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's emergency call center for a one-year period. It also mentions that inside dual wheels comprise 37% of repair incidents, while 49% were related to outside dual wheels problems. Information is also given for repairs related to problems with passenger and driver-side wheels.
ACCESSION #
32023792

 

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