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September 12, 2000

Bridgestone to Replace Additional Tires

Nashville, TN (SafetyAlerts) - Bridgestone/Firestone announced today that customers who may be concerned about the tires in the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) Consumer Advisory, these are tires that were not covered by the original recall, BFS is providing free inspections at company-owned stores and authorized retailers. Furthermore, the company is prepared to replace any of the tires covered by the Advisory dated Sept. 1, "if a customer is still concerned...if necessary, we will use competitor’s products." If a customer chooses to visit a competitor’s location to obtain replacement tires under this program, BFS will reimburse customers up to $140 per tire.

You can view the company press release here.

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During 2000 there were over
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