Hankook Is Recalling Nearly 47,000 Ventus S1 Noble2 Tires
Hankook Tire America Corp. is recalling 46,968 Ventus S1 noble2 tires. The tires being recalled are size 245/45R18 96W, manufactured May 20, 2013, to Feb. 14, 2015, and size 245/40R19 94W and 275/35R19 96W tires manufactured May 22, 2013, to Feb. 14, 2015.
The recalled tires were supplied for 2015 Hyundai Genesis vehicles and were sold as replacement tires.
According to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration, the affected tires may develop cracks in the tire sidewall, resulting in a loss of air. A loss of tire pressure may cause tire failure and a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Hankook will notify the purchasers of the replacement tires, and Hankook dealers will replace the tires free of charge. Owners of affected Hyundai vehicles will be notified by Hyundai, and Hyundai dealers will replace the tires free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin in January 2016. Owners may contact Hankook customer service at 1-800-426-5665.