Bridgestone/Firestone recalled tires on June of 2009. The recall included specific sizes of a specific tire that were manufactured without sufficient tread based gage. According to the recall announcement, continued use of the recall tires could lead to vibration and groove cracking, and extended use could result in tread distortion or tread separation and loss of vehicle control. According to the article Bridgestone/Firestone has agreed to replace the affected tires free of charge, as well as to mount and balance the replacement tires at no expense to the owner. Florida Justice Association November/December 2009-No.541 Pg. 17.
There is significant additional information about this recall, as well as all the consumer products recalled under the authority of the CPSC on the CPSC website. For additional information please go to www.cpsc.gov
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