It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that GITI Tire (USA) has issued a recall on the following tires:
Primewell Valera Touring II
In the following sizes
The following statement was released on July 11, 2017
GITI Tire (USA) Ltd. (GITI) is recalling certain Primewell Valera Touring II replacement passenger car tires, sizes 185/65R14 86H, 195/60R15 88H, 205/55R16 91H, 205/60R16 92V, 215/60R17 96H, and 235/60R17 102T. The affected tires may develop cracks in the lower sidewall, potentially resulting in a loss of air. A loss of air pressure may result in sudden tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.
GITI will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 20, 2017.
SimpleTire urges anyone who has purchased these tires in the last few years 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 contact GITI customer service at 1-866-488-4737.