LAVAL, QC, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Michelin North America (Canada)
Inc. today announced a safety recall of approximately 76,000 of its
Michelin LTX M/S commercial light truck tires in Canada. These tires
are typically found on such vehicles as commercial light trucks,
full-sized heavy duty vans, small RVs, and some large pickup trucks.
No deaths or injuries have been reported in connection with the recalled
This recall, which has been reported to Transport Canada, is being
issued because an increasing number of tires are experiencing tread
loss and/or rapid air loss.
The recalled tires were manufactured between January 2010 and June
2012. The Department of Transportation (DOT) date range that appears
on the tire sidewall is represented by four numbers, with the first two
digits denoting the week, and the last two digits representing the
The DOT range and product identifiers for the affected tires are:
Michelin LTX M/S LT 225/75R16 115/112R LRE
0210 - 2512
The tires were fitted as original equipment on some new vehicles and
were also sold as new replacement tires. Michelin stopped producing the
tire in June 2012 as part of the company's normal process of refreshing
its product lines.
Michelin said it regrets the inconvenience to its customers and dealers.
Owners of the affected tires should visit an authorized Michelin retail
location as soon as possible to have the tires replaced at no charge.
For additional information on this recall, visit Michelin at www.michelin.ca/safetyrecall or call Michelin Consumer Care, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
EST Monday - Friday, and between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST Saturday -
Sunday at 888-863-7777.
SOURCE: Michelin Canada
For further information:
Michelin Canada Contact:
Michelin North America (Canada) Inc.