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Recall 15V044000

Goodyear Fortera HL Tires Have Tread Cracks

Recall Details

The Goodyear Fortera HL tires equipped when the vehicle was built may crack, and lead to failure. Dealers will replace the affected tires free of charge to resolve the problem.

Our Quick Take

The tread of the Goodyear Fortera HL tires that are equipped on the vehicle from the factory may be cracked, and could fail.

What Should You Do?

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15025 / 15067.

Suspension & Steering, January 28, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 28, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,876
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V044000
Component
TIRES
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2015 Buick Enclave vehicles manufactured December 9, 2014, to January 14, 2015, 2015 Chevrolet Traverse vehicles manufactured December 9, 2014, to January 20, 2015, and 2015 GMC Acadia vehicles manufactured December 9, 2014, to January 16, 2015, and all equipped with Goodyear P255/65R18 Fortera HL tires. These vehicles are equipped with tires that may experience tread cracking. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or Less."
Consequence
If the tire treads crack, a loss of tire pressure and possible tire failure may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires that were manufactured within a specific date range, free of charge. This manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 15025/15067. Note: This recall is for Goodyear P255/65R18 Fortera HL tires installed as original equipment. For tires that were purchased as replacement equipment, see recall 15T-002.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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