Michelin Issues Recall for Replacement Sport Motorcycle Tires

These tires are missing the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information

Michelin Issues Recall for Replacement Sport Motorcycle Tires
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September 14, 2017

Michelin North America is recalling certain Pilot Power 3 replacement sport motorcycle tires, size 180/55ZR17 (73W), manufactured between April 17, 2016 and May 7, 2016.

What's the problem?

These tires are missing the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information on the sidewall. 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."

Without the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information on the sidewall, improper use of the tire may result, increasing the risk of tire failure and a crash.

What's next?

Michelin will notify owners of the recalled Pilot Power 3 motorcycle tires beginning in late September 2017. Dealers will then replace the tires at no cost to affected consumers.

Additional information about this recall can be obtained by contacting Michelin Consumer Care at (866) 324-2835.