Michelin Recalls Motorcycle Tyres
Michelin is recalling 120/70 ZR 17 front Pilot Power 2CT and Pilot Power front motorcycle tyres with “Made in France” markings. According to the company examination of these tyres showed a possible defect in the tread due to a “manufacturing irregularity.” Some 68,000 tyres are expected to be involved in the recall. No cases of pressure loss have been reported and no accidents have occurred.
The tyres in question can be identified by the following sidewall markings: a “Made in France” label; DOT 6UCW 980T or DOT 6UCW 979T. These tyres will no longer be sold by dealers. A special telephone number for consumers has been set up to provide customers with information about the campaign. The telephone numbers are: UK: 0800 454 774; Republic of Ireland: 0044 (0)1782 401535.