If the tread separates from the tire, the driver can lose control of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash causing injury or death.

Tires — Tread/Belt

Date Announced
AUG 21, 2000
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
Tire description: Firestone Wilderness AT, size P235/75R15, produced at the Decatur, Illinois tire plant and all Firestone radial ATX and radial ATX II tires, size P235/75R15. Operation of these tires at low inflation pressures, high speed, and in hot weather, can contribute to separation of the tire tread.
The replacement/reimbursement program for this campaign expired on August 29, 2001. However, customers should contact Firestone customer service at 1-800-465-1904 for possible assistance.
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