Yokohama Tyre Australia Pty Ltd—YOKOHAMA BluEarth AE-01 Tyres
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 firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail) for further information, or go to www.yokohama.com.au(link is external)
Yokohama tyre dealers
1 March 2013 – 30 January 2014