Inconsistent Rubber Coverage of Steel Plies – Firestone FR710 Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16T005
Manufacturer Bridgestone/Firestone North America Tire
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 8

 

Inconsistent Rubber Coverage of Steel Plies

A tread separation increases the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Bridgestone/Firestone North America Tire (Bridgestone) is recalling certain Firestone FR710 tires, size 205/65R16, and Champion Fuel Fighter tires, sizes 205/65R15 and 205/70R15, manufactured March 27, 2016, to April 9, 2016. These replacement passenger car tires may have been manufactured with inconsistent rubber coverage over the steel plies. As a result, the tread may separate.

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4Y – Tire May Lose Air Due to Pin Size Hole in Sidewall – Cooper Roadmaster RM234 Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16T003
Manufacturer Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 577

 

Tire May Lose Air Due to Pin Size Hole in Sidewall

A loss of tire air pressure can cause sudden tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) is recalling certain Roadmaster RM234 tires, size 295/75R22.5, manufactured August 6, 2015, to September 5, 2015 (weeks 3115-3515). The affected tires may have a pin-sized hole in the sidewall that can result in a loss of air.

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Tread Separation or Detachment – Bridgestone FS561 Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16T002
Manufacturer Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 35,907

 

Tread Separation or Detachment

Tread separation or detachment may result in a sudden loss of air pressure, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC (BATO) is recalling certain FS561 replacement tires, size 255/70R22.5, manufactured January 25, 2015, to January 27, 2016 (DOT weeks 0515-0416) for use on trailers. The affected tires may experience possible tread separation or detachment due to scrubbing during use.

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Tires May Develop Cracks in Sidewall – Hankook Ventus S1 Noble 2 Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15T024
Manufacturer Hankook Tire America Corp.
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 46,968

 

Tires May Develop Cracks in Sidewall

A loss of tire pressure may cause tire failure and a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Hankook Tire America Corp. (Hankook) is recalling certain Ventus S1 Noble 2 tires, size 245/45R18 96W, manufactured May 20, 2013, to February 14, 2015, and size 245/40R19 94W and 275/35R19 96W tires manufactured May 22, 2013, to February 14, 2015 supplied for 2015 Hyundai Genesis vehicles as well as being sold as replacement tires. The affected tires may develop cracks in the tire sidewall, resulting in a loss of air.

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161 – Tread May Crack/FMVSS 139 – Cooper Zeon LTZ Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15T022
Manufacturer Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 153

 

Tread May Crack/FMVSS 139

Tread cracking or tread lug chunking may cause a loss of tire pressure, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) is recalling certain Cooper Zeon LTZ tires size 275/55R20 XL Extra Load tubeless tires manufactured September 1, 2015, to September 14, 2015. The affected tires may experience tread cracking or tread lug chunking during use. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 139, “New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles.”

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