WASHINGTON—Hankook Tire America Corp. Ltd. has recalled 46,988 Hankook Ventus S1 Noble 2 tires, size 245/45R18 96W, 245/40R19 94W and 275/35R19 96W, for possible sidewall cracks.
The size 245/45R18 96W tires were manufactured between May 20, 2013 and Feb. 14, 2015, and the others between May 22, 2013 and Feb. 14, 2015, Hankook told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The tires were manufactured as original equipment for the Hyundai Genesis sedan and also for the replacement market, Hankook said.
Hankook notified its dealers about the recall Dec. 22, 2015, and will begin notifying owners this month. Hankook will replace the recalled tires free. Owners may contact Hankook customer service at 800-426-5665, or else the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 or the NHTSA recall website at www.safercar.gov.