Bridgestone/Firestone is back in the news with another tire recall that began June 29, 2009. The recall will include 127,183 FR380 size P235/75R15 tires that were manufactured without sufficient tread base gauge. According to the recall announcement, continued use of the recalled tires could lead to vibration and groove cracking, and extended use could result in tread distortion or tread separation and loss of vehicle control. Bridgestone/Firestone has agreed to replace the affected tires free of charge, as well as to mount and balance the replacement tires at no expense to the owner.
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