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Back in April, when I had the dealership put the OEM Contis back on (swapping out snow tires), they did a Multi-Point Inspection and noted that the tread depth of my two front Contis was 3/32" or less and according to their legend, requires "immediate attention". The two rear are listed as 4/32" to 6/32" which "may require future attention". As my 2006 RRS has only 18k miles, does anyone know if replacement would be covered under warranty?

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tires are a wear and tear item. doubt they'd be covered under warranty.
 

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3/32" leftover tread after less than 18K miles? Even for the crappy Conti stockers, that's unusually bad. Have you verified those numbers yourself and do the tires show uneven wear, e.g. nearly bald on the inside and fine on the outside? If the wear is uneven due to an obvious alignment issue you may have a valid point in asking LR to help you out with a replacement set - and ask them to pay for the alignment, too. Otherwise I agree with phil, but before giving up you should also check if Continental offers some sort of replacement warranty or pro-rated warranty on their tires (can't remember if there was a Conti warranty card included in the pouch with the owner manuals when I purchased my RRS) if they are already shot with so few miles on.
 

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Although having them wear fast is a good excuse to get rid of the Conti's sooner :D

In addition to wearing faster than any tire I've ever owned this side of a race gumball, the Conti's with their vertical sidewalls provide no rim protection even in light offroading situations. All in all, a very poor OEM tire choice by LR for a vehicle with offroading intentions.
 

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Craig Lnu said:
the tread depth of my two front Contis was 3/32" or less and according to their legend, requires "immediate attention". The two rear are listed as 4/32" to 6/32" which "may require future attention".
No way they're warranty items. Rotate the fronts to the back and vice versa. Run them for the rest of the summer and get some better tires when you swap back, next April. The Conti's suck.
 

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PS: 18K miles and it's a 2006? What do you guys do, put your new cars in the garage and admire them from a distance for a few years, like Jay Leno? No driving? :lol: 117K miles on my 2006, and counting...
 

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PS: 18K miles and it's a 2006? What do you guys do, put your new cars in the garage and admire them from a distance for a few years, like Jay Leno? No driving? :lol: 117K miles on my 2006, and counting...
LOL - The RRS isn't my primary daily driver.

I pulled out the "Adjustment Policy" paperwork for the Contis...it is as clear as mud. Will put a call into the dealership and see if they provide some guidance.

Thanks for all the input!
 

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PS: 18K miles and it's a 2006? What do you guys do, put your new cars in the garage and admire them from a distance for a few years, like Jay Leno? No driving? :lol: 117K miles on my 2006, and counting...

I work that out to be over a thousand driving hours a year. That's nearly 29 standard working weeks a year just driving your car. You deserve a Range Rover for enduring such a waste of your life. :doh: At least you do it in style. 8)
 
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