GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 15) — Michelin North America Inc. is recalling certain Michelin Pilot Power 2CT and Pilot Power front motorcycle tires, size 120/70 ZR 17 (58W), that were made in France.
Michelin said the tires have a possible defect in the tread from a manufacturing irregularity. No cases of pressure loss or accidents have been reported, the tire maker said.
Related actions are under way in other countries, Michelin said, though it did not estimate the number of tires affected.
The recalled tires have DOT codes 6UCW 980T and 6UCW 979T.
Consumers affected by the recall are encouraged to call Michelin´s consumer relations department at 866- 324-2835. The company will replace the tires at no cost through participating motorcycle tire servicing retailers the U.S. and Canada.