November 15, 2002
Michelin North America Has Recalled Phantom A/P Tires
- Michelin North America has recalled Phantom AP Tires because of
tires coming out of service prematurely.
Number of Units Affected: 192,000
MICHELIN PHANTOM A/P LOAD RANGE E TIRES, SIZES LT 245/75R16 AND LT 235/85R16
AND PHANTOM A/P EXTRA LOAD TIRES, SIZE P 235/75R16 AND PHANTOM A/P STANDARD
LOAD TIRES SIZE P235/75R15. CERTAIN CONDITIONS OF EXTREME USE (OVERLOADING
AND UNDER-INFLATION, COUPLED WITH ROUGH TERRAIN AND CONSTANT HIGH
TEMPERATURES) HAVE RESULTED IN SOME OF THESE TIRES COMING OUT OF SERVICE
SORRY, CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY IS NOT AVAILABLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
YOUR LOCAL DEALER.
MICHELIN IS CONDUCTING A PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND WILL REPLACE THE
SUBJECT TIRES FREE OF CHARGE UNTIL JULY 16, 2002. THIS IS NOT CONSIDERED A
SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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