Hercules Tire & Rubber Company—Hercules All Trac A/T Tyres

Identifying features

Sizes LT215/85R16 115/112S E, Serial Numbers JEHMECL5008-4010;
Sizes LT235/85R16 120/116S E, Serial Numbers JEKMECL4708-4010;
Sizes LT245/75R16 120/116S E, Serial Numbers JEJKECL4608-4010;
Sizes LT265/75R16 123/120S E, Serial Numbers JENKECL4808-4010;
Sizes LT265/70R17 121/118S E, Serial Numbers JENJFCL5108-4010;
Sizes LT245/75R17 121/118S E, Serial Numbers JELKFCL5008-4010;
Sizes LT225/75R16 115/112S E, Serial Numbers JEJKECL5108-4010

What are the defects?

Tyres included in the recall, if affected by the potential safety issue, may experience in-service belt and tread separations.

What are the hazards?

Should a separation occur, the driver may experience a vibration and/or a flat tyre. In some circumstances, the driver may lose control of the vehicle without warning, which could increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

What should consumers do?

Hercules Tire will arrange for recalled tyres to be replaced free of charge, including mounting and balancing, if needed. Owners should contact their Hercules Tire dealer for more information about this recall.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised tyre dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2009 - 27 June 2013

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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