Toyo Tire Recall Issued

Toyo Tire is recalling certain Toyo brand tires, models Versado CUV P245/55 R19 103T, Versado CUV P235/55Rr20 102T, Versado CUV 235/55 R18 100V, Versado CUV P255/65R18 109S, Versado LX II 215/60Rr16 95V, Open Country All Terrain LT285/70 R17 121S, and Tourevo LS II 245/45R18 96V; and Nitto brand Terra Grappler All Terrain 255/55R18 109S, produced from September 19, 2010, through October 2, 2010. The rubber chemical mixture used in some of the recalled tires does not meet Toyo's specification for these tires. Sections of the tread may become detached, potentially causing loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a crash.

Tire Brand Name / Tire Line / Tire Size: Production Dates:
NITTO / TERRA GRAPPLER ALL TERRAIN / 255/55 R18 1093 Information not Available
TOYO / OPEN COUNTRY ALL TERRAIN / LT285/70 R17 121S Information not Available
TOYO / TOUREVO LS II / 245/45 R18 96V Information not Available
TOYO / VERSADO CUV / 235/55 R18 100V Information not Available
TOYO / VERSADO CUV / P235/55 R20 102T Information not Available
TOYO / VERSADO CUV / P245/55 R19 103T Information not Available
TOYO / VERSADO CUV / P255/65 R18 109S Information not Available
TOYO / VERSADO LX II / 215/60 R16 95V Information not Available
Manufacturer: TOYO TIRE HOLDINGS OF AMERICAS INC. Mfr's Report Date: FEB 10, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11T001000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,891

Consequence:
 SECTIONS OF THE TREAD MAY BECOME DETACHED, POTENTIALLY CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Remedy:
 TOYO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE, INCLUDING MOUNTING, BALANCING AND TAXES. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT FEBRAURY 18, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYO TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-442-8696 (6:30 AM TO 5:00PM PACIFIC TIME) OR NITTO AT 1-888-529-8200 (8AM TO 5PM PACIFIC TIME). Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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