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Kumho Mohave Tire Recall Issued

Tire Brand Name / Tire Line / Tire Size:     Production Dates:
    KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT225/75R16     DEC 07, 2008 - JUN 13, 2009
    KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT245/75R16     DEC 07, 2008 - JUN 13, 2009
    KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT265/75R16     DEC 07, 2008 - JUN 13, 2009
Manufacturer: KUMHO TIRE U.S.A., INC. Mfr's Report Date: JUN 26, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09T008000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 36292
Summary:
 KUMHO TIRE USA IS RECALLING 36,292 KUMHO MOHAVE A/T LIGHT TRUCK ALL TERRAIN TIRES, SIZES LT225/75R16, LT245/75R16, AND LT265/75R16, PRODUCED BETWEEN DECEMBER 7, 2008 AND JUNE 13, 2009. THE VEHICLE'S HANDLING PERFORMANCE BECOMES DIFFICULT WHEN OPERATED UNDER LOADED CONDITIONS OR WHEN CHANGING LANES.
Consequence:
 THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN THE VEHICLE SWAYING AND COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 KUMHO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KUMHO TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-445-8646.
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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