WASHINGTON — American Kenda Rubber Industrial is recalling 696 Kenda Kenetica passenger tires, size P235/75R15 105S KR17, for a possible void between the top steel belt and the tire undertread located at the overlapped steel belt splice.
The void can grow under normal use, possibly resulting in a tread separation or a sudden loss of air, Kenda told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The recalled tires were manufactured Dec. 23-26, 2016, at Kenda's plant in Yuanlin, Taiwan, and bear DOT codes K3D5ANA5116 and K3D5ANA5216, Kenda said.
Kenda will notify owners and dealers and replace the tires free of charge, the company said. The recall will begin in June.
Owners may contact Kenda customer service at 866-536-3287. Kenda's number for this recall is K3D5ANA5116-5216.