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    So Angry!!!

    Got a tyre replaced last thursday and the silly b@stards never tightened the wheel honestly the bolts were that loose you could take the bolts out with your fingers and I only discovered that the wheel was loose after taking the car down the motorway and having a lot of vibrations from the wheel!

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    Good job you spotted it before it fell off! Phone up the garage and give them a rollocking.
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    Jeez, glad your ok man!

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    This happened to me once, I was to blame

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    Happened to me as well after a wheel bearing was replaced by some twocers,my own fault as usually I check they are tightened but was too busy.

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    some garages have a lil note at the bottom of the invoice saying for the user to check wheel nuts/bolts after 50miles of driving its how they can get away with it sometimes

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    As above, they should tell you to recheck the studs after a few miles of driving to avoid any law suits against them.

    Worth phoning up and reading them the riot act though!
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    I Checked all the wheels and it only seems to be the wheel they replaced the front nearside one I know one of the boys who was working on my car but he was showing an apprentice and talking to me so I guess he was distracted from what was going on I drove the car on the motorway yesterday morning at around 8am and we all know how empty the road will be at that time I'm just glad I checked them but I read up on here first to see if it could have been a wheel bearing but I guess after finding the wheel loose it makes sense now!

 

 

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