RECALL Subject : Tread/Belt Separation

(Wed, 08 May 2013 06:00:01 EST) Dated: JUL 24, 2012 BF Goodrich Commercial T/A A/S and Uniroyal Laredo HD/H tires are being recalled, sizes LT235/85R16 120 Q Load Range E and LT245/75R16 120 Q Load Range E.

Report Receipt Date: JUL 25, 2012

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12T019000

Component(s): TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 799,900

All Products Associated with this Recall
Tire Brand NameTire Line / Tire Size Production Dates

BF GOODRICH COMMERCIAL T/A A/S / LT 235/85R16 120 Q LRE -
BF GOODRICH COMMERCIAL T/A A/S / LT 245/75R16 120 Q LRE -
UNIROYAL LAREDO HD/H / LT 235/85R16 120 Q LRE -
UNIROYAL LAREDO HD/H / LT 245/75R16 120 Q LRE -

Details

Manufacturer: MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA, INC.

SUMMARY:

BF Goodrich Commercial T/A A/S and Uniroyal Laredo HD/H tires are being recalled, sizes LT235/85R16 120 Q Load Range E and LT245/75R16 120 Q Load Range E. These tires may develop a separation at the tread/belt edge.

CONSEQUENCE:
Tread/belt separation of the tire while the vehicle is in use can result in rapid air loss which may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

REMEDY:
Owners will be notified by BF Goodrich and Uniroyal, and dealers will replace the affected tires free of charge. The safety recall began on August 6, 2012. Owners may contact the Tire Consumer Care line at 1-800-637-5527.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)