Discount Tire is recalling 79,513 Pathfinder replacement tires for light trucks because they’re at risk for tread separation and rapid air pressure loss, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
Discount Tire dealers will notify tire owners of the recall and provide replacement tires or refund the purchase price. The recall is due to begin this month, NHTSA said.
The recall affects the following tires:
- Pathfinder SAT LT245/75R17E1 121R W tires manufactured from Sept. 16, 2013, to May 19 of this year
- Pathfinder SAT LT265/75R16E1 123Q W tires manufactured from Aug. 5, 2013, to May 19 of this year
- Pathfinder SAT LT265/70R17E1 121S B tires manufactured from Sept. 2, 2013, to May 19 of this year
- Pathfinder SAT LT275/65R18E1 123S B tires manufactured from Oct. 7, 2013, to May 19 of this year.
“These replacement light truck tires may have been manufactured with an inner liner gauge that is lower than specified,” NHTSA said.
Affected tire owners can reach Discount Tire customer service at (888) 519-6914.