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September 17, 2002

BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE Has Recalled the Firestone Baja A/T tires, size 30x9.50R15 LT

(SafetyAlerts) -  BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE Has Recalled the Firestone Baja A/T tires, size 30x9.50R15 LT because these tires fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 119.
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Number Potentially Involved: 754

Dates of Manufacture: September – October 2001

Noncompliance: Certain Widetrack Baja A/T tires, size 30x9.50R15 LT, fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 119, "New Pneumatic Tires." The maximum load and inflation are incorrectly stated on the tires. These tires can be over-inflated and possibly contribute to a vehicle crash.

Remedy: Bridgestone/Firestone dealers will replace these tires. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Sept. 10, 2002. Owners should contact BFS at 1-800-367-3872.

[NHTSA Recall No. 02T014].

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when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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