Hercules Tires Issues Recall on Defective Truck Tires

Posted on Mar 01, 2013

Hercules Tires Issues Recall on Defective Truck TiresHercules Tire is recalling their ALL TRAC A/T 10-ply Load Range E tires in the sizes listed on the chart below due to belt and tread separations. Drivers could experience a blowout, lose control of their vehicle, and increase their risk of accident. These tires are used on light trucks and commercial vehicles. At least one accident has been reported so far, and the tire company is unsure of the exact number of tires that are in use. The company is issuing recall notices to drivers and is replacing the tires for free. 

 

Tire Brand Name / Tire Line / Tire Size:     Production Dates:
    HERCULES / HERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT215/85R16     DEC 07, 2008 - OCT 16, 2010
    HERCULES / HERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT225/75R16     DEC 14, 2008 - OCT 16, 2010
    HERCULES / HERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT235/85R16     NOV 16, 2008 - OCT 16, 2010
    HERCULES / HERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT245/75R16     NOV 09, 2008 - OCT 16, 2010
    HERCULES / HERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT245/75R17     DEC 07, 2008 - OCT 16, 2010
    HERCULES / HERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT265/70R17     DEC 14, 2008 - OCT 16, 2010
    HERCULES / HERCULES ALL TRAC A/T / LT265/75R16     NOV 23, 2008 - OCT 16, 2010
Manufacturer: Hercules Tire & Rubber Company Report Receipt Date: FEB 11, 2013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13T002000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT
 

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