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.