April 9, 2002
GoodYear Tire and Rubber Has Recalled Kelly
- GoodYear Tire and Rubber Has Recalled Kelly
Springfield Tires because they have exhibited evidence of premature tread
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10345
Manufactured: 02/2001 - 05/2001
TIRE DESCRIPTION: KELLY ARMORSTEEL KLHS LOAD RANGE G TIRES. SIZE 285/75R24.5
MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 25 AND MAY 5, 2001, AND TIRE SIZE 295/75R22.5
MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 4 AND MAY 12, 2001. THESE TIRES HAVE EXHIBITED
EVIDENCE OF PREMATURE TREAD SEPARATION.
IF THE TREAD WERE TO SEPARATE FROM THE CARCASS OF THE TIRE WHILE THE VEHICLE
IS IN MOTION, THE DRIVE COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY
RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
GOODYEAR WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE.
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE
THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO
NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GOODYEAR
CONSUMER RELATIONS AT 800-321-2136.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02T004000.
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