RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-Falken Tire Corp. has boosted the warranty coverage on several tires in its Falken and Visa lines. The U.S. subsidiary of Ohtsu Tire and Rubber Co. in Japan has increased the treadwear warranty coverage to 50,000-miles on the Falken FK-O6U high performance tire and FK0651 passenger line. Previously, these tires carried a 40,000-mile warranty.
In addition, Falken now provides a 50,000-mile limited treadwear warranty on the P-metric sizes of the Falken-brand All Season Light Truck Tire.
Warranty coverage also has been increased on several tires in the Visa line, including the:
VS-700 70-series and VS-260 metric passenger lines, which now offer a 40,000-mile limited treadwear warranty vs. 35,000 miles before; and
VS-611, VX-6OU and VX-60 high performance tires, all with 45,000-mile limited treadwear warranties. Previously these tires each carried a 35,000-mile warranty.
Frank Dorso, Falken Tire president and COO, said the company uses the most advanced technology in every phase of production so ``we can provide the best warranties possible.
``Providing good warranty coverage helps our dealers satisfy the needs of their customers and that is our ultimate goal,'' he added.