Goodyear Recalling 40,000 Truck, SUV Tires

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Goodyear is recalling a line of their truck, van and SUV tires because of fears that the tread may separate from the tire, causing accidents.

The company says that they are recalling around 40,000 Wrangler Silent Armor tires made between March 31st and May 31st of 2009. They say that they will be replacing the recalled tires with new ones.

The specific tire sizes involved in the recall are LT235/80R17 LRE, LT325/60R18 LRE, LT275/70R18 LRE, LT265/70R17 LRE, LT245/75R17 LRE and LT285/70R17 LRD

The recall is expected to begin on March 22. For more information, owners can contact the National Highway Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236, or check out http://www.safecar.gov.

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