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SafetyAlerts
March 11, 2003

MICHELIN Has Recalled X RADIAL LT 285/75R16 Tires

(SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the following information.

Make : X RADIAL Model : LT 285/75R16 Build Dates : DEC 01, 2002 - FEB 01, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03T001000 Recall Date : MAR 13, 2003

Component: TIRES:MARKINGS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 650

Summary:
X RADIAL LT 285/75R16 TIRES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN DECEMBER 1, 2002, AND FEBRUARY 1, 2003. THE TIRES WERE PRODUCED WITH THE POUND AND KILOGRAM VALUES FOR THE MAXIMUM TIRE LOAD REVERSED. THIS MARKING MISSTATES THE MAXIMUM TIRE LOAD RATING FOR THE TIRES.
Consequence:

Remedy:
MICHELIN WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2003. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MICHELIN AT 800-847-3435.

Notes:
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
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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The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.