NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 15)—Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. will reimburse all motorists who paid prorated fees on replacements for Firestone ATX, ATX II and Wilderness tires between Jan. 1 and Aug. 8, 2000, according to a press release from the company. Also, Bridgestone/Firestone will reimburse customers up to $100 for competitors´ tires purchased to replace the Firestone tires during that period, including mounting and balancing charges and taxes. "We hope to quickly reimburse customers for costs they may have incurred replacing tires that now have been recalled," said John Lampe, Bridgestone/Firestone executive vice president, in a prepared statement. Bridgestone/Firestone will explain the policy on its website (www.bridgestone-firestone.com) and in a newspaper ad which will run in more than 40 major U.S. newspapers Aug. 16.
Bridgestone/Firestone announces recall reimbursement policy
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