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Discount Tires did a tire rotation and balance (did it wrong as usual) and afterwards the car started pulling hard to the left.
I went back and they re-balanced the front tires and said to let them know if it stopped pulling. It did, it feels fine now.
So, this would mean that one of the tires has a radial pull.
The tires are 2 years old, wouldn't the ride be affected by putting a brand new tire next to a 2 year old tire?
Also, how do they know which tire is pulling to the left? Couldn't it be both of them?
 

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I got both tires replaced but had to shell out the pro-rate price, around $70, for one of them.
They put the new tires on the rear and suddenly the older tires have no grip in the rain at all and they are practically hopping, especially off the line.
I'm so frustrated, I called Yokohama and filed a case number and going back to Discount Tire on wednesday.
They have always rotated the tires from to back only and I wonder if they need to be rotated in a cross pattern on our cars.
The tires are asymmetrical and non directional.
Any input would be appreciated. Thanks.
 
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