Zhaoqing Recalls Antares Comfort A5 Tires Affecting United States
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd. (Zhaoqing) has issued a recall on the following tires:
Antares Comfort A5
The following statement was released on November 18, 2017:
Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd. (Zhaoqing) is recalling certain Antares Comfort A5 tires, sizes LT 225/75R16 and 118/116S 10 PR. These tires may experience sidewall separation while driving. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles." A tire sidewall separation increases the risk of a crash. Zhaoqing will notify owners and dealers and will replace the tires, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin in November 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 witin the recall dates, owners may contact Zhaoqing customer service at 1-855-444-5120.