Why do Mercedes wheels crack?
According to the lawsuit, the wheels are especially prone to cracks when paired with low-profile tires, something Mercedes allegedly was aware of years ago. Based on court documents, the Mercedes-Benz wheels are defective because they bend, warp and fracture during typical driving conditions.
Why do my wheels keep cracking?
The first and honestly one of the most likely causes of rim damage is working with tires that are too low for the roughness of the road. Every time you go over a bump, the springiness of well-inflated tires absorbs that bump and keeps the hard metal of the inner wheel and rim safe.
Is it OK to have a small crack in any of the wheels?
A cracked rim should be repaired as soon as possible, so it does not cause further damage to your tire. Furthermore, it can pose a safety hazard because the tire has potential to blowout. One of the biggest dangers with a cracked rim is a tire blowout. This means the tire fails and explodes while you are driving.
Are cracked alloys covered under warranty?
HELP! DO YOU BELIEVE CRACKED ALLOYS TO BE A WARRANTY ISSUE? YES- BMW should replace cracked alloys as under UK LAW they have to be fit for purpose. YES- BMW should incur all costs relating to cracked alloys including tyre replacement.
Where can I find Mercedes Benz rims for my car?
To help you find your Factory Mercedes-Benz Rims, pictures of each different wheel are displayed in the year links that can be found after you pick your model from the buttons below. If you are unsure as to whether the Wheels are Aluminum Alloy, Steel, Chrome, Silver Paint or Machined, just check next to the picture.
When did Mercedes Benz start making rims and wheels?
Information On Factory Mercedes-Benz Rims and Wheels The Mercedes-Benz name brand first began in 1926 after Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG or Daimler Motors Corporation) merged with Benz & Cie., to become Daimler-Benz that produced Mercedes-Benz.
How big are the wheels on a Mercedes Benz?
We display the details needed for you to match your OEM Mercedes-Benz Wheels exactly to what you need. If you have any questions about rims or wheels you are looking for, please call us Toll Free. To determine your wheel size you will need to look on the side wall of your tire. – Example = P235/75R15 is a 15″ Rim.
Why do I need new wheels for my Mercedes?
Because you have good taste when it comes to your ride, you also know that to distinguish the look of your Mercedes from the others on the road, a great new set of wheels would go a long way to giving your vehicle that individualized look you want.