NHTSA RECALL: TIRES
NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 16T016
Synopsis : Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (Continental) is recalling certain Crosscontact LX20 tires, size P275/55R20 111S, manufactured May 3, 2015, to May 9, 2015. The tires, sold as replacement tires as well as original equipment on certain General Motors full size trucks and SUVs, may have insufficient adhesion within the belt package, resulting in tread wear, vibration, noise, or bulging areas on the tire. The insufficient adhesion can cause partial or full tread/belt loss, increasing the risk of a crash. Continental will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Continental customer service at 1-888-799-2168.
NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 16T017
Synopsis : GITI Tire (USA) Ltd. (GITI) is recalling certain Primewell Valera Touring II tires, sizes 205/50R17 93V XL, 215/50R17 95V XL, 225/50R17 94V and 225/50R18 95T, GT Radial Champiro Touring A/S tires, sizes 205/50R17 93V XL, 215/50R17 95V XL, 225/50R17 94V and 225/50R18 95T, and Dextero Touring DTR1 tires, sizes 205/50R17 93V XL, 215/50R17 95V XL, 225/50R17 94V. The affected replacement passenger car tires may develop cracks in the lower sidewall, potentially resulting in a loss of air. A loss of air pressure may result in sudden tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. GITI will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2016. Owners may contact GITI customer service at 1-877-342-0882.