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Yokohama recalls various tires with manufacturing defect

The tire tread or bead may detach

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Yokohama Tire Corporation is recalling 4,209 of the following tires:

  • RY023 tires, size 255/70R22.5 16H (DOT date code 0320 and 0520 through 0620);
  • RY023 tires, size 295/75R22.5 16H (DOT date codes 0320 through 0520);
  • RY023 tires, size 285/75R24.5 14G (DOT date codes 0320 and 0520);
  • RY617 tires, size 11R22.5 16H (DOT date code 0320);
  • RY617 tires, size 11R24.5 16H (DOT date codes 0220 and 0420 through 0620);
  • TY517 MC2 tires, size 295/75R22.5 14G (DOT date codes 0220 through 0620);
  • TY517 MC2 tires, size 285/75R24.5 14G (DOT date codes 0420 through 0620);
  • TY517 MC2 tires, size 11R22.5 16H (DOT date codes 0320 through 0620);
  • TY527 tires, size 11R24.5 16H (DOT date code 0520);
  • 712L tires, size 295/75R22.5 16H (DOT date codes 0420 through 0620);
  • 712L tires, size 11R22.5 16H (DOT date codes 0620 and 0320 through 0420);
  • 709ZL tires, size 285/75R24.5 14G (DOT date code 0420);
  • 709ZL tires, size 11R24.5 14G (DOT date code 0220);
  • LY053 tires, size 11R24.5 16H (DOT date codes 0320 through 0620);
  • 109L tires, size 11R22.5 14G (DOT date codes 0220 and 0420 through 0620);
  • 109L tires, size 285/75R24.5 14G (DOT date codes 0620 and 0320 through 0420);
  • 109L tires, size 295/75R22.5 14G (DOT date code 0420);
  • 108R tires, size 11R24.5 16H (DOT date codes 0320 and 0620); and
  • 715R tires, size 295/75R22.5 16H (DOT date codes 0320 through 0420).

Due to improper manufacturing, the tire tread or bead may detach, possibly resulting in loss of vehicle control.

A sudden loss of vehicle control increases the risk of a crash.

What to do

Yokohama will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2020.

Owners may contact Yokohama customer service at (800) 423-4544.

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