Yokohama Tire Announces Voluntary Recall of 6,992 Commercial Tires
SANTA ANA, CA – (Aug. 26, 2023) – Yokohama Tire Corporation has notified NHTSA it is voluntarily recalling one size of the 504C. A total of 6,992 of size 11R22.5 manufactured at Yokohama’s plant in West Point, Mississippi between June 27, 2022 and December 3, 2022 are being recalled.
The recall, initiated in accordance with NHTSA regulations, was issued because the tires may have been manufactured with an improperly manufactured Belt Cushion Splice. There is potential for air to migrate into the sidewall, increasing the risk of a crash.
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Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, and commercial truck and bus. For more information on Yokohama’s broad product line, visit www.yokohamatire.com and www.yokohamatruck.com.
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