Report Receipt Date: FEB 11, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13T002000
Component(s): TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 102,000
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Tire Brand NameTire Line / Tire Size Production Dates

HERCULESHERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT215/85R16 12/07/2008 - 10/16/2010
HERCULESHERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT225/75R16 12/14/2008 - 10/16/2010
HERCULESHERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT235/85R16 11/16/2008 - 10/16/2010
HERCULESHERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT245/75R16 11/09/2008 - 10/16/2010
HERCULESHERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT245/75R17 12/07/2008 - 10/16/2010
HERCULESHERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT265/70R17 12/14/2008 - 10/16/2010
HERCULESHERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT265/75R16 11/23/2008 - 10/16/2010

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Manufacturer: Hercules Tire & Rubber Company
SUMMARY:
Hercules Tire & Rubber Company (Hercules Tire) is recalling certain Hercules ALL TRAC A/T 10-ply Load Range E tires, sizes LT215/85R16 115/112S, DOT Serial Numbers JEHMECL5008-4010; LT235/85R16 120/116S, DOT Serial Numbers JEKMECL4708-4010; LT245/75R16 120/116S DOT Serial Numbers JEJKECL4608-4010; LT265/75R16 123/120S, DOT Serial Numbers JENKECL4808-4010; LT265/70R17 121/118S, DOT Serial Numbers JENJFCL5108-4010; LT245/75R17 121/118S, DOT Serial Numbers JELKFCL5008-4010 and LT225/75R16 115/112S, DOT Serial Numbers JEJKECL5108-4010. These tires can experience in-service belt and tread separations.
CONSEQUENCE:
Should a separation occur, the driver could lose control of the vehicle without warning, which could increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
REMEDY:
Hercules Tire will notify owners and replace the affected tires free of charge, including mounting and balancing. The recall began on February 27, 2013. Owners may contact Hercules Tire at 1-888-965-5795 or by email: alltracresponse@HerculesTire.com for more information.
NOTES:
Hercules Tire's recall campaign number is 01-2013. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to Home | Safercar -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).