Manufacturer : BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE NORTH AMERICA TIRE
Mfr's Report Date : AUG 13, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08T023000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4202
Summary: BFNT IS RECALLING 4,202 BRIDGESTONE BIAS MOTORCYCLE AND MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER TIRES THAT FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 119, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES FOR MOTOR VEHICLES WITH A GVWR OF MORE THAN 4,536 KILOGRAMS (10,000 POUNDS) AND MOTORCYCLES."
Consequence: THE PURPOSE OF THIS STANDARD IS TO PROVIDE SAFE OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE LEVELS.
Remedy: BFNT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE NONCOMPLIANT TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 30, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BFNT AT 1-615-937-3442.
Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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