March 11, 2003
MICHELIN Has Recalled X RADIAL LT 285/75R16 Tires
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : X RADIAL Model : LT 285/75R16 Build Dates : DEC 01, 2002 - FEB 01,
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03T001000 Recall Date : MAR 13, 2003
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 650
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.
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
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY
ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
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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