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I have a damged tire that needs replacing. There is a 1/4 of

Customer Question

JA: Hello. How can we help?
Customer: Yes, I have a damged tire that needs replacing. There is a 1/4 of tread left on the other tires. Can I just replace the 1 tire?
JA: Have you bought the tires yet?
Customer: Nope
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: I had the car in the shop getting an oil change and they noticed the damage. They told me I had plenty of tread still left to only replace the damaged tire
JA: What year is your Subaru?
Customer: 2006 Subaru legacy
JA: Are you fixing your Legacy yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've done nothing yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, just wondering if I can safely replace just the 1 tire
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 9 months ago.

You won't have any problems doing that, but if you are wanting them to be more equal, you can always buy a used tire that is comparable to your.

Thanks, Ron

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It has a warranty with Les Schwab and I'm sure they will tell me I have to replace all 4 tires
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 9 months ago.

If that's their policy then that's what you have to do. But my first answer to you is correct.

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars and keep this link in case you need me again later on.