Michelin North America Inc. is recalling certain Michelin X Works XZY tires that lack the required DOT symbol and load range letter designation.
The recall affects tire size 315/80R22.5 156/150K, manufactured from Jan. 1, 2011, to July 31, 2015, and includes a potential 247 tires.
Without the proper markings the tires fail to conform to the requirements of U.S Code 30112 and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and Motorcycles."
Michelin will notify owners and will either correct the tires by permanently applying the required markings or replace the tires with a similar product, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on Feb. 13, 2017. Owners may contact Michelin at 1-888-847-8475.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign number is 15T020000.
Owners may also contact the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.