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Hankook recalls thousands of tyre amid concerns of faulty sidewall

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Posted: January 14, 2016 at 7:44 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Hankook Tyre America Corp. has placed a recall on approximately 47,000 tyres amid concerns of a defected sidewall. The tyres, Ventus S1 Noble 2 are believed to have a fault in the sidewall that may cause the tyres to develop cracks on the tyre sidewall which may lead to loss of tyre pressure ultimately resulting in tyre failure.

Below is a quick look at the tyres being recalled by Hankook:

  • Ventus S1 Noble 2, Size 245/45R18 96W, manufacturing date between – May 20, 2013 – Feb. 14, 2015
  • Ventus S1 Noble 2, size 245/40R19 94W, manufacturing date between – May 22, 2013 – Feb. 14, 2015 (Supplied for Hyundai Genesis Vehicles & also sold in the replacement market)
  • Ventus S1 Noble 2, size 275/35R19 96W, manufacturing date between – May 22, 2013 – Feb. 14, 2015 (Supplied for Hyundai Genesis Vehicles & also sold in the replacement market)

Hankook has already started preperations to notify the owners of replacement tyres & have notified Hankook dealers to replace the tyres free of cost. Meanwhile Hyundai has also started its process to notify the owners of the affected vehicles with Hyundai dealers also replacing the tyres free of cost.

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