Yokohama Tyre Australia Pty Ltd—YOKOHAMA BluEarth AE-01 Tyres

Identifying features

Serial number found on the sidewall: 4U06YYY followed by the number (week and year) 0212 to 4612 inclusive

What are the defects?

The affected tyre may have been produced with irregular geometry in the lower sidewall above the tyre bead area.

What are the hazards?

Under certain circumstances, the irregular geometry in the sidewall can potentially create a condition in which a loss of air pressure is possible. Deflation of the tyre may cause loss of control and an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their tyre retailer to arrange for an immediate inspection to identify whether their tyres are affected. If the tyres are found to be affected, the tyre retailer will arrange for a replacement including fitting and balancing free of charge. Alternatively, consumers can contact Yokohama Tyre Australia on the toll free number 1800 650 509,
send an email to hub@yokohama.com.au for further information, or go to www.yokohama.com.au

Traders who sold this product

Yokohama tyre dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2013 - 30 January 2014

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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