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NHTSA RECALL: Michelin is recalling Michelin Pilot Alpin Tires


NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 09T002

Component: TIRES:MARKINGS Potential Number of Units Affected: 784

Synopsis: Michelin is recalling Michelin Pilot Alpin PA2 ZP 225/50R17 94H tires manufactured between September 17, 2006 and June 14, 2008. These tires fail to conform to the labeling requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles."

The "DOT" symbol of the DOT TIN is missing. Without the "DOT" symbol on the sidewall, the tire contains no declaration as to its certification.

Michelin will notify owners and replace the noncompliant tires free of charge, including mounting and balancing. The recall is expected to begin during January 2009.

Owners may contact Michelin Consumer Care toll-free at 1-800-847-3435 between 8:00am and 8:00pm EST Monday through Friday.

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