Michelin Recalls 542,000 Michelin Agilis CrossClimate C-Metric Tires
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NHTSA Recall ID Number : 23T002
Synopsis : Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin) is recalling certain Agilis CrossClimate C-Metric tires with DOT codes 0117 through 1423. Please see the post clic tire chart for a list of all affected sizes. The tires are labeled as snow tires, but do not have sufficient traction to perform in all snow weather conditions. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles." Tires that do not provide sufficient traction as expected can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters informing owners of the safety risk will be mailed June 12, 2023. Owners will receive a second notice once the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Michelin's customer service at 1-866-324-2835.
Michelin North America Inc. is recalling more than 542,000 Michelin Agilis CrossClimate C-Metric tires with DOT codes 0117 through 1423.
"The subject tires are marked with the Alpine symbol, but do not meet the traction requirements for snow tires pursuant to the standard. FMVSS 1 : 139 - New pneumatic radial tires for light vehicles FMVSS 2 : NR Description of the Safety Risk," according to a statement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
"If placed into service, the subject tires may not provide the expected traction performance in severe snow weather conditions and could potentially increase the risk of a crash."
Dealers will replace the tires, free of charge.
Interim owner notification letters informing owners of the safety risk will be mailed June 12.
Owners will receive a second notice once the remedy becomes available.
Owners also may contact Michelin Consumer Care at (888)-971-3801.
In addition, owners may contact the NHTSA vehicle safety hotline at (888) 327-4236 or go to www.nhtsa.gov.