FINDLAY, Ohio—Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. has upgraded the value-added enhancements to its Hercules medium radial truck tire warranty.
The program covers all Hercules brand medium truck tire lines, including its popular H-Series offering.
Hercules said the enhanced warranty took effect on Jan. 1, with the extended replacement period applicable to tires purchased Jan. 1, 2014 or later.
• The extended free tire replacement period is extended to 50 percent original tread life if the tire becomes unserviceable due to workmanship or material defects.
• All Hercules brand medium truck tires carry a minimum limited warranty of 60 months coverage against defects in workmanship or material. SmartWay verified tires, signified by the "EcoFT" logo, are now warranted for 72 months.
• Retreading and casing allowances for the first retread have been improved significantly, some by as much as 50 percent.