24 Feb Michelin Recalls X Works XZY Tires
Michelin North America is recalling 247 Michelin X Works XZY tires, size 315/80R22.5 156/150K, manufactured from January 1, 2011, to July 31, 2015.
The tires lack the required DOT symbol and load range letter designation, and, as such, fail to conform to the requirements of U.S Code 30112 and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and Motorcycles.”
Tires that do not comply with FMVSS requirements may increase the risk of a crash.
What to do if you purchased these tires:
Michelin will notify owners and will either correct the tires by permanently applying the required markings or replace the tires with a similar product, free of charge. The recall began on February 13, 2017.
- Owners may contact Michelin at 1-888-847-8475.
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign number is 15T020000.
- Owners may also contact the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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