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Michelin recalling certain BF Goodrich Commercial and Uniroyal Laredo Tires

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Michelin North America, Inc. is recalling certain BF Goodrich Commercial T/A A/S LRE and Uniroyal Laredo HD/H LRE tires, sizes LT235/85R16 120 Q and LT245/75R16 120 Q. These tires may develop a separation at the tread/belt edge.

The separation of the tire can cause rapid air loss which could increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Tire Information

Tire Brand Name Tire Line Tire Size
BF Goodrich Commercial T/A A/S LT 235/85R16 120 Q LRE
BF Goodrich Commercial T/A A/S LT 245/75R16 120 Q LRE
Uniroyal Laredo HD/H LT 235/85R16 120 Q LRE
Uniroyal Laredo HD/H LT 245/75R16 120 Q LRE

 

Manufacturer: Michelin North America, Inc.
Mfr’s Report Date: July 24th, 2012
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 12T019000  N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: Tires:Tread/Belt

Potential Number of Units Affected: 799,900

Consequence

Tread/belt separation of the tire while the vehicle is in use can result in rapid air loss which may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy

Michelin will notify owners and replace the affected tires free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about, August 6th, 2012. Owners may contact Michelin Consumer Care at 1.800.637.5527.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1.888.327.4236 (TTY 1.800.424.9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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