A tread separation or tire delamination can lead to one of the most deadly auto accidents imaginable. The TBC Corporation is recalling certain Sigma Stampede radial SUV tires, size P265/70R17 equipped with DOT code UTT6TX60112. The recall notes the contaminated rubber may have been used in the tread compound which could result in tread separation.
Tread separation can result in loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of vehicle crash.
TBC will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective tires free of charge. Free mounting and balances will also be included as applicable.
The recall is expected to begin July 2, 2012. Owners may contact TBC at 1-901-363-8030. TBC’s recall number is 156. The recall was issued June 27, 2012 at 11:50 a.m. under NHTSA ID number 12T011000. The TBC recall number 156. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
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