October 2016: Goodyear 295/75R22.5 G399A LHS LR G
Goodyear is taking action to exchange 1,650 Goodyear G399A LHS LR G tires, in one size, sold in the United States and Canada.
Recalled tires will be replaced free of charge, including mounting, balancing, and taxes. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your authorized Goodyear tire dealer or Goodyear Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-321-3267.
Summary of Recall
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Goodyear) has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exits in certain G399A LHS tires, size 295/75R22.5 Load Range G, manufactured January 24, 2016, to May 28, 2016. The affected tires may contain a manufacturing condition which could lead to a tread separation in service. If the tire experiences tread separation in service the risk of a crash may be increased. As a result, Goodyear is conducting a recall of 295/75R22.5 G399A LHS Load Range G tires manufactured in Danville,VA from the 4th week thru 7th week of 2016 with a Curing Press ID of A6L & A6R and from the 19th week thru 21st week of 2016 with a Curing Press ID of V9L & V9R (the “subject tires”).
If you think you might have these tires, you should contact the Goodyear commercial truck retailer where you purchased the tires or your nearest authorized Goodyear servicing location and make arrangements for them to inspect your Goodyear G399A LHS tires to determine if they are within the DOT date range and curing press ID described below. If your truck is found to be fitted with 295/75R22.5 G399A LHS Load Range G tires described below, they will be replaced at no charge to you with Goodyear manufactured tires of the same size.
Consumers should remember that all tires need to be checked regularly and ensure they are properly inflated. In general, statistics show the vast majority of tire failures are related to tires that are used while underinflated, overloaded, poorly maintained or have suffered impact damage.
For further information, click here for a copy of the letter Goodyear is sending to customers related to this recall.
Affected tires are those with the following Tire Identification Numbers found on the sidewall of the tires:
|Tire Size||Curing Press ID||DOT #'s|
|295/75R22.5||A6L & A6R||MC37HRBW0416, 0516,0616 & 0716|
|295/75R22.5||V9L & V9R||MC37HRBW1916, 2016 & 2116|
Tires are included in the recall only if two conditions exist:
Your CURING PRESS ID is A6L or A6R AND Your DOT DATE is 0416-0716
Your CURING PRESS ID is V9L or V9R AND Your DOT DATE is 1916-2116
How to find your tire size
The tire size (P215/60R16 in this example) can be found on the sidewall of your current tires. Take a look to make sure that you have the correct size.
Most tires will indicate the size on the sidewall in the following order:
1. Tire Width (215 in this example)
2. Aspect Ratio (60 in this example)
3. Rim Diameter (16 in this example)
High-flotation tires will indicate the size on the sidewall in the following order:
1. Overall Diameter
2. Section Width
3. Rim Diameter
How to find your DOT Number
DOT (stands for Department of Transportation) means that the tire complies with all applicable transportation safety standards established in the United States and Canada. The tire identification or serial number must begin with the letters "DOT" followed by a combination of numbers and letters up to 12 characters. You can find the DOT number on the sidewall of your tires as shown in the example below.