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Sumitomo Tire Recalls

The Sumitomo Group first started in 1909 when they invested in Dunlop Japan. In 1963 they acquired Dunlop Japan and renamed the company Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI).

In 1986 Sumitomo bought the Dunlop Tire Corporation in the U.S. and in 1997 they partnered with Goodyear Tire and agreed to make tires for each other’s markets, an agreement that also included brand Dunlop tires.

Sumitomo now produces not just automobile tires, but tennis and golf balls.

Sumitomo once had an impeccable reputation for producing high quality tires with superior materials. However, that reputation was tarnished with multiple complaints about their products and at least one tire recall.

Sumitomo Tires Recalls and Complaints

There are numerous complaints about Sumitomo tires relating to explosions, dents, blowouts and bubbles and they may be found here and here

You may also check for Sumitomo recalls at:
SaferCar.Gov: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues?prodType=T

Complaints and recalls include:

  • 2006 — recalled Sumitomo Cyclone Radial GT for potential belt separation
  • 2008 — complaint about Sumitomo 875R165
  • 2009 — complaint about Sumitomo 875R175 included one for premature tread wear
  • 2007 to 2014 — complaints relating to unspecified tires, faulty stem valves, bumps, shredding, blowouts
  • 2008 to 2014 — complaints relating to HTRZII for tire failures, multiple types

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Disclaimer

Defective Sumitomo Tires — Accident Compensation

Were you involved in an accident where Sumitomo tires were cited as the cause? Were the tires on your vehicle? Were the tires on the other vehicle involved? It does not matter whether or not the defective tires are/were subject to a recall, if they were defective and caused an accident, you may seek compensation from the tire maker. Unfortunately, in some instances, victims of tire defects are not aware what really happened to cause their crash and they may never file a product liability claim.

If you are injured, your medical, property damage and other bills are likely to be very large. Given that the accident was not expected, incidents like this can be extremely upsetting and emotionally overwhelming, not to mention financially devastating.

If you choose to file a defective product/product liability lawsuit, you may expect to recover some of the following expenses:

Talk to an experienced product liability attorney to help clarify your legal rights and options if defective tires caused your accident. The team at Chalik & Chalik will assist you by:

Victim of a Defective Tire? Call Chalik & Chalik

Our team helps those affected by tire recalls. Call us at (855) 971-1662 to set up a free consultation. We review all case details and explain what your legal options are to seek compensation for damages.

Understanding your legal right is critically important in protecting your, your family and your property. Tire manufacturers have a legal responsibility to make and market safe and reliable products. If the fail in that duty of care, they should be held accountable if a defective product causes serious injuries.

To prove liability, it is important to have industry experts who will testify that the tire is defective and that the defect was the cause of the accident. We will perform an investigation to help you recover financial compensation for your injury.

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