Recall - TORNEL ( 20T006000 )

Tread Block Separation/FMVSS 139

A tread block separation could lead to loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20T006000 Manufacturer Compañia Hulera Tornel, S.A.de C.V. Components TIRES Potential Number of Units Affected 728

Summary Compañia Hulera Tornel, S.A.de C.V. (Tornel) is recalling certain Tornel Deportiva tires, size P235/60R14, with DOT date codes 2216 and 4116 through 5016. Due to a manufacturing issue, the adhesive between the belt and tread base may fail, possibly causing tread block separation. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles."

Remedy

Tornel will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 29, 2020. Owners may contact Compañia Hulera Tornel customer service at 1-281-919-1944.

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