In early 2017, Kenda shipped 696 tires (Kenda Part #170018 235/75R15 KR17) with the following DOT #’s:
- K3D5ANA5116 and K3D5ANA5216
543 to Hesselbein Tire in Tulsa, OK
153 to Max Finkelstein in Westampton, N
- After shipment, it was determined that 542 of these tires didn’t pass production inspection and should not be in service. To properly identify the affected tires, there is a manufacturer identification number located on a label affixed to the inside of the tire (inner liner).
- Pictured as Below:
- The following manufacturer identification numbers with the DOT #’s should be identified, replaced with a new tire. The affected tires must be scrapped:
- Following guidelines established by NHTSA, American Kenda is requesting its Distributors and Retailers to recall these tires.