I have had my 03 rio for about 6years. I have replaced my front passenger tire 4 times in the last 6mos. They continuosly keep blowing out. Wires sticking out and shredded. Why???? Please help!

Cherry Austin

Asked by Oct 14, 2013 at 06:45 PM about the 2003 Kia Rio Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have also,  replaced engine after
timing belt snapped, battery,
alternator, fan for engine, engine coil,
& fuel pump. This car is a peice of

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

When you are installing tires, are you getting a proper 4 wheel alignment? From your description, I think not. Next time you get tires, have the car aligned.

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Agreed your tire is dragging. Alignment may be off of something in the front end is bent. Invest the money for the alignment.

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