Kenda Rubber Co. Announces Recall affecting United States
It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that Kenda Tire and Rubber Company has issued a recall on the following tires:
Kenda Kenetica tires, size P235/75R15 105S KR17.
The following statement was released on
Approximately 696 tires were impacted and have the DOT code K3D5ANA5116 and K3D5ANA5216, Kenda said. The tires may have a void between the top steel belt and the tire undertread located at the overlapped steel belt splice. The void can grow under normal use, possibly resulting in a tread separation or a sudden loss of air in the tire, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Kenda will notify owners and dealers will inspect and replace the affected tires free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during June 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 Kenda customer service at 1-866-536-3287. Kenda’s number for this recall is K3D5ANA5116-5216.