More than 77K Michelin tires being recalled

Michelin North America, Inc., is recalling 77,775 tires because their integrity be compromised, causing rapid air loss and possibly resulting in a traffic collision I if they are in use when the rapid deflation occurs. The tire models being recalled are:
  • Michelin XZU3 LRJ, size 305/85R22.5 made between Oct. 23, 2005 and Sept. 3, 2011
  • Michelin XZU2 LRJ, size 12R22.5 made between Oct. 23, 2005 and Sept. 3, 2011;
  • Michelin XM505 LRJ, size 305/85R22.5, made between April 18 and May 8, 2010, as well as from Jan. 23 to Feb. 12, 2011.
The company will proved customers with information regarding getting replacement tires. The safety recall is to begin around April 30. More information about the recall is available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236 or
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