NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Americas Inc. and Bridgestone Canada are voluntarily recalling 10,380 Firestone Transforce HT and AT light truck tires in size LT275/70R18 because of a manufacturing anomoly that could result in tread separations.
The tires, which were manufactured between May 2-8, 2021, at Bridgestone's plant in Joliette, Quebec, were not made according to specification and could cause a potential safety risk, Bridgestone said.
Some of the tires were supplied to Stellantis N.V. as original equipment fitments on 2021-2022 Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 pickup trucks and were sold in the replacement market in the U.S. and Canada, including Bridgestone's company-owned retail stores in the U.S., as well as authorized Bridgestone tire retailers, dealers and distributors in the U.S. and Canada.
The tires being recalled are:
- Firestone Transforce HT, size LT275/70R18, DOT Tire Identification Number VN 15 TH7 1821;
- Firestone Transforce AT, size LT275/70R18, DOT Tire Identification Number VN 15 TR9 1821.