KUMHO TIRE U.S.A. RECALL


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Tire Brand Name / Tire Line / Tire Size:…………………………. Production Dates:
KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT225/75R16 DEC 07, 2008 - JUN 13, 2009
KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT245/75R16 DEC 07, 2008 - JUN 13, 2009
KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT265/75R16 DEC 07, 2008 - JUN 13, 2009

Manufacturer: KUMHO TIRE U.S.A., INC. Mfr's Report Date: JUN 26, 2009

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09T008000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 36292

Summary:

KUMHO TIRE USA IS RECALLING 36,292 KUMHO MOHAVE A/T LIGHT TRUCK ALL TERRAIN TIRES, SIZES LT225/75R16, LT245/75R16, AND LT265/75R16, PRODUCED BETWEEN DECEMBER 7, 2008 AND JUNE 13, 2009. THE VEHICLE'S HANDLING PERFORMANCE BECOMES DIFFICULT WHEN OPERATED UNDER LOADED CONDITIONS OR WHEN CHANGING LANES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN THE VEHICLE SWAYING AND COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy:

KUMHO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KUMHO TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-445-8646.

Notes:

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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