May 12, 2003
Firestone Has Recalled the STEELTEX A/T LT235/75R15
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : FIRESTONE Model : STEELTEX A/T LT235/75R15
Build Dates : MAR 09, 2003
- MAR 15, 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03T002000
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 42
LT235/75R15 STEELTEX RADIAL A/T TIRES WITH DOT TIRE SERIAL W1HKRAD1003. DUE
TO AN INSUFFICIENT CURE IN THE TREAD SHOULDER AREA, THE TIRE MAY DEVELOP
IRREGULAR WEAR, NOISE, OR VIBRATIONS AND WITH EXTENDED USE, THE TIRES WITH
THIS CONDITION MAY EXPERIENCE A TREAD SEPARATION.
TREAD SEPARATION OF THE TIRE CAN POSSIBLY LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH, RESULTING
IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
BFS WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER
NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2003. 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 FIRESTONE
CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 800-367-3872.
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