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MICHELIN PILOT SPORT Tire Recall - Campaign #05T024000

 
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MICHELIN PILOT SPORT TIRE RECALL - #05T024000

RECALL FOR TIRES : SIDEWALL

CERTAIN MICHELIN PILOT SPORT TIRES, SIZE 255/35ZR20 97Y EXTRA LOAD, SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT TIRES AND ALSO IMPORTED ON SOME JAGAUR XJ8 VEHICLES. ALL OF THE AFFECTED TIRES HAVE DOT TIRE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS THAT BEGIN WITH DOT FHPNEFMX AND END WITH THE LAST TWO DIGITS OF 00, 01, 02, 03 OR 05. THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY DEVELOP A BLISTER IN THE SIDEWALL.

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Tire MICHELIN PILOT SPORT
Manufacturer MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 12/27/2005
Influenced by MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Owners Notified on 2/10/2006
# Affected 4,600
Recalled for TIRES:SIDEWALL
Description CERTAIN MICHELIN PILOT SPORT TIRES, SIZE 255/35ZR20 97Y EXTRA LOAD, SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT TIRES AND ALSO IMPORTED ON SOME JAGAUR XJ8 VEHICLES. ALL OF THE AFFECTED TIRES HAVE DOT TIRE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS THAT BEGIN WITH DOT FHPNEFMX AND END WITH THE LAST TWO DIGITS OF 00, 01, 02, 03 OR 05. THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY DEVELOP A BLISTER IN THE SIDEWALL.
Consequences THE CONDITION MAY RESULT IN A RAPID LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF CONTROL AND A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective action MICHELIN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MICHELIN CUSTOMER RELATIONS AT 1-800-847-3435.
Notes CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236; (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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