LAVAL, QC, July 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. announced today a voluntary safety recall of approximately 3644 tires that could have partial or full sidewall perforations that could cause them to experience loss of air pressure.
The recall involves certain sizes of the MICHELIN® LTX M/S2, MICHELIN® X Radial LT2tires and MICHELIN® Latitude® Tour sold in Canada. The tires are typically found on light trucks and SUVs.
No deaths, injuries or accidents have been reported in connection with these recalled tires.
The company said it regrets the inconvenience to its customers and dealers. Owners of the affected tires (listed below) should visit an authorized Michelin retail location as soon as possible to have their tires replaced at no charge.
Michelin said it has identified and fixed the issue that prompted the recall.
The tires being recalled are contained within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) date ranges that appear on the tire sidewalls. The date range is represented by the four digit number to the far right in the sequence, with the first two digits denoting the week, and the last two digits representing the year.
|Tire Description||MSPN||DOT Sequence||DOT Production Periods (Inclusive)|
|MICHELIN LTX M/S2 P275/55R20 111T RBL||22093||B99Y56EX||3812 to 2113|
|MICHELIN LTX M/S2 P265/65R18 112T||02633||B9XP001X||0513 to 2113|
|MICHELIN LTX M/S2 P265/60R18 109T ORWL||11631||B95E788X||1513 to 2113|
|MICHELIN X Radial LT2 P265/65R18 112T||00834||B9KA003X||0513 to 2113|
|MICHELIN X Radial LT2 P275/55R20 111T||02319||B99Y001X||0513 to 2113|
|MICHELIN Latitude Tour P255/60R19 108S||03835||B9R1W3WX||1913 to 2113|
|MICHELIN Latitude Tour P255/70R18 112T||01843||B9YU99CX||1313 to 2113|
For additional information on this recall, visit Michelin at: www.michelin.ca/voluntarysafetyrecall or call Consumer Care at 866-424-2638 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST Monday - Friday.
SOURCE: Michelin Canada
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