Each year, Nexen Tire produces more than 42 million tires for passenger cars, CUVs/SUVs and light trucks.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the tires may develop a bulge or separation in the sidewall.
The tires may have low tread gauge in the shoulder slot area which could cause tread separation and sidewall failure, the National Highway Traffic Association Says says.
Tires included in this recall may not comply with U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard and/or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard performance requirements.
The NHTSA says the tread may crack due to a manufacturing defect.
The NHTSA says the tires may have low tread gauge in the shoulder slot area, which could cause tread separation and tire failure.
Certain Venezia Crusade HT tires may experience a lower sidewall separation, according to the NHTSA.
The affected tires do not include the DOT symbol, tire identification number, maximum speed, maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure, and ply number/composition markings on the tire sidewall.
The website, FreePartCheck.com, will help automakers prevent recalled and non-saleable airbags and components subject to the Takata recall from appearing in inventory at salvage yards or recycling facilities.
According to the NHTSA, due to a manufacturing issue, the sidewall may separate from the tire.
The NHTSA says the sidewall may separate from the tire due to a manufacturing issue.
The recall was issued because the tires may have been manufactured with an out-of-specification compound.