Michelin Recalls Agilis CrossClimate C-Metric Tires

April 21, 2023

Michelin North America Inc. is recalling more than 542,000 Michelin Agilis CrossClimate C-Metric tires with DOT codes 0117 through 1423.

"The subject tires are marked with the Alpine symbol, but do not meet the traction requirements for snow tires pursuant to the standard. FMVSS 1 : 139 - New pneumatic radial tires for light vehicles FMVSS 2 : NR Description of the Safety Risk," according to a statement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

"If placed into service, the subject tires may not provide the expected traction performance in severe snow weather conditions and could potentially increase the risk of a crash."

Dealers will replace the tires, free of charge.

Interim owner notification letters informing owners of the safety risk will be mailed June 12.

Owners will receive a second notice once the remedy becomes available.

Owners also may contact Michelin Consumer Care at (888)-971-3801.

In addition, owners may contact the NHTSA vehicle safety hotline at (888) 327-4236 or go to www.nhtsa.gov.