What kinds of defects prompt a tire recall?

Among the kinds of defects that can cause tires to be recalled are sidewall blisters, tread cracks and problems concerning tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). Sidewall blisters were the reason for the recall of the brand of tire known as Bluestar LQ size 8-14.5 for low platform trailers. The tires were made by China Manufacturers Alliance L.L.C. (CMA).

The tire can develop a blister on the upper part of the sidewall, and the blister can burst while the driver is operating the vehicle. The resulting loss of air pressure can cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle, and thereby increase the likelihood of a collision.

Tire manufacturer Goodyear was prompted to recall its SUV tires following the discovery of small cracks in the tread when its tires underwent endurance testing. The tire recall caused General Motors to cease sales of some of its SUVs. And TPMS issues were the reason for the recall of 2015 model-year Dodge Dart Aero models. The TPMS did not activate when tire pressure fell below the telltale level. The manufacturer, FCA US L.L.C., stated that it would remedy the problem by reconfiguring each recalled Dart with a “highline” TPMS, or one that provides monitoring of each tire’s pressure.

More Defective Tire & Auto Parts FAQs

Get a Free Consultation

If you have an injury case, you have an attorney at Chalik & Chalik. Never pay a fee unless you win.

Call Us Today at (855) 529-0269
We have experience representing victims in all types of personal injury cases in South Florida

No fee unless your case is successful
We work hard to provide quality representation and personal service to our clients, and will fight for your right to recover the benefits you deserve. Call our offices or fill out our form to schedule your free initial consultation today!

Watch Us On

Chalik & Chalik attorneys are recognized as authorities by national media.

Download Our Free eBook

Car Accident Victims: 7 Mistakes to Avoid!