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News   July 15, 2013   by CARS Magazine

Michelin Issues Voluntary Recall For Some Of Its Light Truck Replacement tires

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. announced 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.


Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. announced 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.


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