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Michelin Australia Pty Ltd - Michelin 11R22.5 XDY3 148/145K TL Truck Tyre Recall

A recall notice for Michelin 11R22.5 XDY3 148/145K TL Truck Tyre supplied by Michelin Australia Pty Ltd as a manufacturing change resulted in micro air bubbles forming in and between certain components in the shoulder of the tyre. This may lead to rapid pressure loss or reduced performance in the tyre.

Michelin Australia Pty Ltd - MICHELIN 11R22.5 XDY3 148/145K TL Truck Tyre

PRA No.

2020/18304

Date published

20 May 2020

Product description

MICHELIN 11R22.5 XDY3 148/145K TL
Truck tyre

Each tyre has a Department of Transport (DOT) Tyre Identification Number which is located on the sidewall of the tyre.
The affected tyres have DOT 3L3T followed by the number (week and year) 3919 (inclusive) to 0520 (inclusive).

Manufactured in Thailand between September 2019 and February 2020

Photograph of XDY3 Truck Tyre DOT Number

Photograph of Michelin XDY3 Truck Tyre Sidewall

Photograph of Michelin XDY3 Truck Tyre Sidewall size

Photograph of Michelin XDY3 Truck Tyre Tread

Photograph of Michelin XDY3 Truck Tyre Sidewall made in label

What are the defects?

A manufacturing change resulted in micro air bubbles forming in and between certain components in the shoulder of the tyre. This may lead to rapid pressure loss or reduced performance in the tyre.

What are the hazards?

If there is rapid pressure loss or the tyre degrades this may lead to tyre failure, resulting in a loss of vehicle control. This may increase the risk of an accident or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners should return the affected tyre to the place of purchase or a Michelin authorised dealer for an inspection and replacement of the tyre, free of charge.

For further information, contact Michelin Customer Service by phone on 1300 727 878 (Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm AEST).

Supplier

Michelin Australia Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Michelin authorised dealers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

  • 1 October 2019 - 13 February 2020

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement.pdf (316.9 KB)

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.