GREENVILLE, S.C.Michelin North America Inc.'s BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires unit is extending the warranty coverage for its commercial truck tires and casings, effective on claims filed on or after Sept. 1,
The warranty coverage against defects in workmanship and materials for all BFG commercial truck tires will now extend to the life of the original tread or five years from the date of
manufacture, whichever occurs first, Michelin said.
For tires used in long-haul service, the extended warranty will cover workmanship and materials for up to two retreads or five years from date of manufacture.
BFGoodrich is known in the trucking industry for durability and longevity, said Donna Murphy, business segment manager for BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires. She added that the new warranty ...demonstrates our commitment to the hard-working truckers who use our tires every day.
Date of manufacture is based on the original DOT number molded on the tire sidewall. Tires covered by this extended warranty must have been inspected by an authorized BFGoodrich commercial truck tire dealer, the tire maker said, and retreaded by an authorized Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) dealer or an authorized Oliver Retread dealer.