Sumitomo Rubber Announces Recall affecting United States


It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC has issued a recall on the following tires:

 

Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires, size 120/70ZR17 58W

 

 

The following statement was released on

Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain models of Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires, size 120/70ZR17 58W. The affected tires may have porosity (air pockets) in the shoulder region of the tire. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars.

Dunlop will notify the retailers and customers and will offer replacement tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during June 2017.

 

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