Firestone Spare Tire Recall

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Modified on 2009/10/14 21:42 by admin
Six years and hundreds of deaths after the original Firestone tire recall, as many as 200,000 tires may still be on the road. There have been 271 deaths from crashes involving Firestone ATX and Wilderness AT tires. Over six million tires were recalled in 2000, nearly three years after executives at Firestone began discussing possible problems with their product.

On July 21, 2006, Firestone renewed its original recall after three deaths in the last two years were linked to spare tires mistakenly used by owners. According to reports, many of the replacement tires were sometimes scarce at the time of the initial recall. Owners also forgot about their spare tires which, on Ford Explorers and some other SUVs, are attached to the vehicle's undercarriage. If you have been injured by one of these products, it may be important to contact an attorney who can help you protect your legal rights. Please keep in mind that there may be time limits within which you must commence suit. Attorneys associated with InjuryBoard.com will evaluate your case free of charge. In addition, you will not pay any fees or costs unless your attorney recovers money for you. Please click on the free Ask An Attorney button to take advantage of this valuable service. InjuryBoard.com cannot guarantee that the information regarding Firestone recalls contained on this page is complete. For more information on this and other tire recalls, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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