Goodyear Recall of Certain Wrangler Silent Armor Tires

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—February 27, 2012

Summary:  Goodyear is recalling certain Wrangler Silent Armor tires, sizes lT235/80R17 lRE, lT325/60R18 lRE, lT275/70r18 lRE, lT265/70r17 lRE, lT245/75r17 IRE, and lT285/70R17 lRD, produced from the 9th week of 2009, through the 22nd week of 2009 (March 31st through May 31st).  These tires may experience a partial tread area separation under certain severe usage conditions.

Consequence: Partial tread separation could lead to vehicle damage when the separated tread strikes the vehicle.  A tread separation could also cause a tire failure that could result in a motor vehicle crash.

Remedy:  Goodyear will notify owners and replace the tires free of charge.  The Safety Recall is expected to begin on or before March 22, 2012.  Owners may contact Goodyear at 800-592-3267.

Notes:  Owners may also contact the National highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov