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Firestone Tire Recall Issued

NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation issues Firestone Tire Recall

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 08T026

Synopsis:
Bridgestone/Firestone North America Tire, LLC (BFNT) is recalling 135,310 Firestone FR380 tires, size P235/75R15, manufactured between June 4, 2006 and September 8, 2007, and 26,941 Lemans Champion SE tires, size P235/75R15, manufactured between June 4, 2006 and September 2, 2006. These tires were produced with insufficient tread base gauge. Continued use of the subject tires may lead to vibration and groove cracking. Extended use could lead to tread distortion or tread separation and loss of vehicle control. BFNT will notify owners and replace the affected tires free of charge. BFNT will also mount and balance the replacement tires, all at no charge or expense to the owner. The recall is expected to begin on or about October 29, 2008. Owners may contact BFNT toll-free at 1-800-465-1904 or visit their website at www.firestonetire.com.

For more information for this particular recall, please go to 08T026.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

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