It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. (Toyo) has issued a recall on the following tires:

The following statement was released on April 22, 2019:

Toyo Tire Holdings Of Americas Inc. (Toyo) is recalling certain Proxes A27 tires, size P185/60R16 86H, produced from September 21, 2018 through September 25, 2018 (DOT dates codes 3718 and 3818). Prototype rubber compound was mixed with production compound, which may result in sections of the tire tread detaching.

Toyo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2019. Owners may contact Toyo customer service at 1-800-442-8696.

SimpleTire urges anyone who has purchased these tires in the last few months to please check the production dates on the sidewall of the tires. The DOT Code is easily identified with a small oval circling four numbers.

If the tires you purchased fall within the recall dates, owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.