Tire Recall

NHTSA announces recall of certain Sumitomo Kelly Armorsteel KDA tires

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published on their website that Sumitomo Rubber USA is recalling certain Kelly Armorsteel KDA tires, with 138 units affected, size 11R22.5 Load Range G, manufactured December 4, 2016, to December 17, 2016. The tires do not have the tire size, maximum load rate, speed restriction, number of plies, the word “tubeless” and the load range information marked on both sidewalls. As, such these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars.”

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Sumitomo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2018. Owners may contact Goodyear customer assistance at 1-800-592-3267. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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