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#31 (permalink) Old 01-13-2013, 12:27 AM
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I would be interested to know if gas mileage is affected by the upsized tire.

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see link below and it should answer your question

Tire Size Vs. Gas Mileage | eHow.com
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Just figured out why I've had an intermittant tire air pressure light on since the new tires went on. 81 PSI of pressure in the right front. Thank you Discount Tire . On another note, my left pull issue seems to be back. Part of me was not looking forward to eventual tire replacement as I suspected this might happen. Hope this does not to become some protracted fix. A car which does not track correctly is so annoying to drive .
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My MPG is about the same and yes my left pull did come back with the new tires and much more noticeable when cold with my summer tires.

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^ Did you return to Kia to hassle them about the left pull or? If so, did they give you are hard time about the tire choice? Did they or someone else ultimately resolve the issue? Sorry for all the questions, just a little down, with the car tracking quirky and being $925 lighter in the wallet. On another note, still love the car in Blue, hardly ever, ever see a blue one in SoCal .
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Thanks, the Blue is cool (for the most part)
- no I haven't taken it back and don't plan to. It's "OK" when warm and really I'd rather not have them monkey with it vs. the expected current behavior. When I came in on my 30k oil change they tried to SELL me an alignment and trust me they heard from me that THEY should cover this as a known issue and the Service Adviser very quickly stopped that "sell".

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I've decided to take my car in Friday and pay to have an alignment done ($100), and think I have 10% off coupon. If it is the same when I get it back, going to write to Kia Corporate again like I did the first time when the car was brand new.
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I've decided to take my car in Friday and pay to have an alignment done ($100), and think I have 10% off coupon. If it is the same when I get it back, going to write to Kia Corporate again like I did the first time when the car was brand new.
I hope the alignment worked out alright!

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Seems to be pretty normal after the alignment .
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Seems to be pretty normal after the alignment .
Good to hear, since I have to make a visit to failing wheel finish (now on 3 pizza wheels) maybe I will get them to throw in an alignment since this is a repeat issue.

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