Firestone tire recall announced

Tire Brand Name / Tire Line / Tire Size: FIRESTONE / FR380 / P235/75R15

Production Dates: SEP 09, 2007 – JUL 02, 2008

Manufacturer: BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE NORTH AMERICA TIRE (BATO)

Mfr’s Report Date: JUN 25, 2009

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09T007000

Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 127,183

Summary: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just announced a major tire recall of over 127,183 Firestone FR380 tires, size P235/75R15. The tires were manufactured from September 9, 2007 through July 2, 2008.  Consumers are being urged to stop using the recalled tires immediately and contact Firestone for a free replacement.

Consequence:Continued use of the recalled tires may lead to vibrations and groove cracking.  Extended use could lead to tread distortion or tread separation and loss of vehicle control.

Remedy: BATO is supposed to immediately replace the affected tires free of charge.  BATO will also mount and balance the replacement tires, all at no charge or expense to the owner.  The Firestone tire recall is expected to begin on or about June 29, 2009.  Owners may contact BATO toll-free at 1-800-465-1904.

Notes:Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236, or go to www.safercar.gov.



We're here to help!

We live by our creed of “helping those who need it most” and have helped thousands of clients get the justice they desperately needed and deserved. If you feel you have a case or just have questions please contact us for a free consultation. There is no risk and no fees unless we win for you.

Fields marked * may be required for submission.


Continuing the battle with Big Pharma

The entire Beasley Allen staff had our personal interest at heart. We were part of the family of a down to earth, trustworthy, understanding law firm. Thank you, Beasley Allen, for continuing the battle with Big Pharma.

—Richard