BFNT will recall 184 truck tires

Sept. 18, 2008

Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC (BFNT)will recall 184 size 315/80R22.5 Load Range L Firestone FS400 commercial truck tires built between June 15 and June 28, 2008.

The tires were not branded with the maximum speed limit rating required by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 119.

"If these tires are used at speeds above their 55 miles per hour maximum speed limit, there is a possibility that a tread/belt detachment may occur," say National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officials.

The recall is expected to start on Sept. 19. Owners may contact BFNT at (800) 847-3272.