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TOYO TIRE HOLDINGS OF AMERICAS INC. – Tire Recall due to defect which may cause Crash

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Summary:
TOYO TIRE IS RECALLING CERTAIN TOYO BRAND TIRES, MODELS VERSADO CUV P245/55 R19 103T, VERSADO CUV P235/55 R20 102T, VERSADO CUV 235/55 R18 100V, VERSADO CUV P255/65 R18 109S, VERSADO LX II 215/60 R16 95V, OPEN COUNTRY ALL TERRAIN LT285/70 R17 121S, AND TOUREVO LS II 245/45 R18 96V; AND NITTO BRAND TERRA GRAPPLER ALL TERRAIN 255/55R18 109S, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 19, 2010, THROUGH OCTOBER 2, 2010. THE RUBBER CHEMICAL MIXTURE USED IN SOME OF THE RECALLED TIRES DOES NOT MEET TOYO’S SPECIFICATION FOR THESE TIRES.
Consequence:
SECTIONS OF THE TREAD MAY BECOME DETACHED, POTENTIALLY CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH

Ford F-250 & F-350 (2008-2009) – Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Summary:
CONTINENTAL TIRE IS RECALLING CERTAIN CONTITRAC TR TIRES, SIZE LT275/70R18 125/122S OUTLINE WHITE LETTERS AND BLACK SIDEWALL, AND CONTITRAC, SIZE LT275/70R18 125/122S, BLACK SIDEWALL, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2007, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20, 2008, SOLD AS AFTERMARKET AND INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT ON SOME MODEL YEAR 2008 AND 2009 FORD F-250 AND F-350 TRUCKS. SOME OF THESE TIRES MAY EXPERIENCE UNEVEN WEAR, VIBRATION, OR PARTICULARLY UNDER CONDITIONS OF OVERLOADING OR UNDER INFLATION IN HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE USAGE, SEPARATION BETWEEN THE BELT EDGES.
Consequence:
SEPARATION OF THE BELT EDGES COULD LEAD TO TREAD BELT SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

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