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Vee Will Recall Certain Light Truck Tires

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Vee Tyre and Rubber Co. Ltd. is recalling certain Taiga A/T tires, size LT285/75R16. Due to a manufacturing issue, the sidewall may separate from the tire, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA.)

"As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, 'New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles,'" say NHTSA officials.

"Sidewall separation can lead to tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Vee Tyres will notify and reimburse owners the cost of the tires along with any service fees."

This recall is expected to begin on June 30.

Owners may contact Vee's customer service at (917) 863-2422. Vee's numbers for this recall are 6MSLD8 2117 and 2217.

 

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