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Old 02-24-2013, 10:46 PM   #1
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Well today sucked..

Took the wife out for dinner tonight pulling into the restaurant parking lot I caught some ice that was left over and slid my driver's side front tire into a curb. The tire popped immediately and scratched the hell out of the rim. I placed the spare on it and immediately began cursing at myself for being so stupid! I am taking it into the Ford dealer tomorrow in hopes that they have a replacement tire for me. As for the rim I don't know what to do, its not chipped, bent or anything just scuffed up. Also the tire pressure monitoring thing wont go off, I assume Ford will figure that one out. Just wanted to vent on one of the most idiotic things I have ever done in my short adult life.

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Old 02-24-2013, 10:57 PM   #2
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If that's among the worst you've ever done, my son, you're doing great so far.

And at least you didn't do any damage to the car's bodywork...
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tpms will come on since the wheel is in trunk with no air. once u install new tire on wheel it should turn off. if tpms light starts flashing at you then u have a bad sensor.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:02 PM   #4
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If that's among the worst you've ever done, my son, you're doing great so far.

And at least you didn't do any damage to the car's bodywork...
True, I'm just hoping I didn't mess the alignment up
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Took the wife out for dinner tonight pulling into the restaurant parking lot I caught some ice that was left over and slid my driver's side front tire into a curb. The tire popped immediately and scratched the hell out of the rim. I placed the spare on it and immediately began cursing at myself for being so stupid! I am taking it into the Ford dealer tomorrow in hopes that they have a replacement tire for me. As for the rim I don't know what to do, its not chipped, bent or anything just scuffed up. Also the tire pressure monitoring thing wont go off, I assume Ford will figure that one out. Just wanted to vent on one of the most idiotic things I have ever done in my short adult life.

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True, I'm just hoping I didn't mess the alignment up
Oh yeah: there's that.
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True, I'm just hoping I didn't mess the alignment up
you did. good thing alignments are only like $40-60.

if your wheel is bent, you can find plenty on ebay or craigslist.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:51 PM   #8
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make sure tie rods and the hub is okay as well
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you did. good thing alignments are only like $40-60.

if your wheel is bent, you can find plenty on ebay or craigslist.
$40-60 eh?

Try $99 at one Ford Dealer in PA, and $169.99 at one Ford dealer in Brooklyn NY...
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$40-60 eh?

Try $99 at one Ford Dealer in PA, and $169.99 at one Ford dealer in Brooklyn NY...
You know other places than stealerships do alignments right? Most places do front end alignments around $40-50. A 4 wheel alignment from $60-90.
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