Michelin Recalls Pilot Power 3 Motorcycle Tires

A limited number of Michelin Pilot Power 3 tires are being recalled for missing sidewall information.

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Michelin has announced a recall of certain Pilot Power 3 motorcycle tires due to missing load and inflation information on the sidewalls.Michelin

The following motorcycle recall report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: August 29, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16T012000
Component(s): Tires
Potential Number of Units Affected: 184
Manufacturer: Michelin North America, Inc.

THE RECALL: Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin) is recalling certain Pilot Power 3 replacement sport motorcycle tires, size 180/55ZR17 (73W), manufactured between April 17, 2016 and May 7, 2016. These tires are missing the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information on the sidewall. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars."

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: Without the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information on the sidewall, improper use of the tire may result, increasing the risk of tire failure and a crash.

THE FIX: Michelin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 25, 2017. Owners may contact Michelin Consumer Care at 1-866-324-2835.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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 safercar.gov.