Les Schwab Firestone Replacement Policy
12 August 2000Les Schwab Announces Replacement Policy Following Firestone Recall
PRINEVILLE, Ore. - Les Schwab Tire Centers announced today that it plans to continue assisting owners of Bridgestone/Firestone Wilderness AT, ATX and ATX II tires, following the announcement of recall by the manufacturer. Les Schwab, with locations in six Northwest states, will replace the recalled tires at no cost to the owner,regardless of where they were purchased. This applies to the tire types and sizes that have been listed in the official recall. These include: Size Brand/Pattern DOT Plant Code P235/75R-15 Firestone ATX Any/All DOT Codes P235/75R-15 Firestone ATX II Any/All DOT Codes P235/75R-15 Firestone Wilderness AT "VD" Only Les Schwab will continue to provide free inspections for Wilderness and related Firestone tires that are not on the recall list. However, non-recalled tires will not be replaced. "We continue to work closely with Firestone to make sure customers feel satisfied," said Phil Wick, Les Schwab president. "We will continue to keep customers up to date on events as the recall proceeds." Wick said tire owners wishing to have their recalled tires replaced or their non-recalled Wilderness tires examined could do so at any of the more than 300 Les Schwab locations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Northern California, and Nevada.