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Tireco recalls 3,793 truck tires

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Tireco Inc. is recalling certain Milestar BS623 Premium All Position tires, size 225/70R19.5, and Milestar BD733 Regional Open Shoulder Drive tires, size 225/70R19.5. They were manufactured beginning June 9, 2014, and ending Sept. 28, 2014.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign ID number for the recall is 15T004. The potential number of affected units is 3,793.

According to NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation, the affected tires may crack in the lower sidewall. "Tires that have cracks in the lower sidewall have an increased risk of a sudden failure, increasing the risk of a crash," says NHTSA.

Tireco will notify owners, and purchasers of the affected tires will receive full refunds. The recall is expected to begin Feb. 27, 2015.

Owners may contact Tireco customer service at (310) 767-7990.

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