NHTSA: Tire Safety Recall
NHTSA: Tire Safety Recall: Please click on the following NHTSA Recall ID links to view the recall information.
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17T010Synopsis : American Kenda Rubber Industrial (Kenda) is recalling certain Kenda Kenetica tires, size P235/75R15 105S KR17. The tires may have a void between the top steel belt and the tire undertread located at the overlapped steel belt splice. The void can grow under normal use, possibly resulting in a tread separation or a sudden loss of air in the tire, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. Kenda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the affected tires with tires that do not contain a void, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during June 2017. Owners may contact Kenda customer service at 1-866-536-3287. Kenda's number for this recall is K3D5ANA5116-5216.
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17T011
Synopsis : Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain models of Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires, size 120/70ZR17 58W. The affected tires may have porosity (air pockets) in the shoulder region of the tire. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars." The tire defect may affect the handling and/or steering characteristics of the motorcycle. Continued use can result in tread chunking. These conditions may increase the risk of a crash. Dunlop will notify the retailers and customers and will offer replacement tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during June 2017. Owners may contact Dunlop Motorcycle Tires at 1-800-845-8378.