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Posted on November 12, 2018

Michelin Recalls Small Quantity of Passenger Tires Sold in Canada

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 12, 2018 Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of 377 MICHELIN® CrossClimate SUV tires sold in Canada beginning on Sept. 25, 2018.

 

The tires subject to the market action do not bear the requisite sidewall markings for maximum load, maximum pressure and ply description. The missing sidewall information resulted from an internal logistics error. Consumers in Canada can find more information about this action available here in English or French. U.S. consumers can find more information about this action available here.

 

No accidents or injuries have been reported to the Company as a consequence of the non-compliant markings on the tires.

 

The MICHELIN CrossClimate SUV tires subject to the market action were sold in one size only, 235/55R18 104V XL (showing date codes 1818 or 1918), as replacement tires for SUVs, CUVs or minivans.

 

Consumers who may have purchased these tires from a dealer in Canada are eligible to receive replacement tires at no additional charge through authorized Michelin dealers. Claims must be filed before the deadline, May 31, 2019. Consumers seeking more information should call 888.971.3801. Michelin-authorized dealers should contact 877.724.2835 for more information about servicing consumer claims.

About Michelin North America

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The Company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires.  In addition to tires, the Company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. Forbes magazine has ranked Michelin No. 1 on its annual survey of “Best Large Employers in America” for 2018. Learn more about purpose-driven careers with a purpose-driven company at jobs.michelinman.com.




 

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