Kumho Tire USA has recalled about 36,000 Mohave light truck all-terrain tires. The recall is for sizes LT225/75R16, LT245/75R16, and LT265/75R16, produced between December 7, 2008 and June, 2009. The tires can cause the vehicle’s handling to become difficult when operated under load or when changing lanes. This could cause the vehicle to sway and possibly cause a crash. The tire brand name, tire line, tire size and production dates are:
- KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT225/75R16 DEC 07, 2008 – JUN 13, 2009
- KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT245/75R16 DEC 07, 2008 – JUN 13, 2009
- KUMHO / MOHAVE A/T / LT265/75R16 DEC 07, 2008 – JUN 13, 2009
Kumho was to notify tire owners and replace the tires free of charge when the recall began last month. Owners may contact Kumho at 1-800-445-8646. Consumers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153) or at www.safercar.gov.