The issue: vehicles associated with this tire recall marketing campaign were delivered with Ls brand tires that were overcured during the manufacturing process.
The hazards: Continental claims that overcured tires “may experience the carcass break in the sidewall with sudden air loss or even could develop a belt advantage separation which could lead to incomplete or full tread/belt reduction. ” A tire failing or sudden loss of surroundings pressure could increase the danger of a crash.
The fix: dealers will examine affected Buick, Cadillac, Chevy and GMC vehicles plus replace tires that have DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION number and production form number combinations that reveal the defective units determined by Continental.
Impacted components: Ls brand tires.
Next steps: GM will inform owners of affected Chevy, Cadillac, Buick and GENERAL MOTORS CO vehicles and instruct these to make an appointment with their dealer. In the event that owners are unsure whether their vehicle is impacted by this tire recall, they could visit my. gm. com/recalls and type in their own VIN to see any open up recalls or other activities that may be active on it.
This recall is definitely an expansion of a related remember that was issued in Nov of last year for certain GM brand automobiles that were also delivered along with overcured Continental brand wheels. The initial recall involved eleven, 728 tires and seven, 516 GM vehicles. It isn’t really yet clear how many auto tires and vehicles this extended recall includes.
— Mike McEachern
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