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NHTSA Recall 14T001000

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Vehicles:  Vail Sport

NHTSA Recall 14T001000


Report Receipt Date: January 23, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14T001000
Component(s):
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,440
All Products Associated with this Recall: VAIL SPORT ST LH99: 225/75D15
Manufacturer: Lionshead Specialty Tire & Wheel LLC
SUMMARY: Double Camel in cooperation with Lionshead Specialty Tire & Wheel LLC (Lionshead) is recalling certain Vail Sport ST LH 99 tubeless trailer tires, size 225/75D15, load range D, DOT code 69, manufactured from July 14, 2013, through July 27, 2013 (and a sidewall date code 2813 or 2913). The affected tires may fail under prolonged use and may become unseated from the rims. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 119, " New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars."
CONSEQUENCE: Failure or unseating of the tire increases the risk of a crash.
REMEDY: Lionshead will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires with compliant ones. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Customers may contact Lionshead at 1-574-533-6169.
NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
21 January 2014Safety Defect and Non Compliance Report
To: Qingdao Xiyingmen Double Camel Tyre Co.
From: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
PDF - 73KB - 3 pages
31 January 2014Tire Failure/Unseating/FMVSS 119
To: Gary Graham, Lionshead Specialty Tire & Wheel LLC
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
PDF - 50KB - 2 pages


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