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Hankook Tire Recall Alert

Hankook Tire America Corp. is recalling specific Kinergy GT tires, size 235/60R18H H436, due to a compliance issue with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 574, which pertains to “Tire Identification & Recordkeeping.” The recalled tires are missing the 4-digit week and year code mark on their tire identification number (TIN). This omission complicates the identification of tires involved in a recall, potentially leading tire owners to continue using defective tires and increasing the risk of a crash.

To address this safety concern, dealers will replace the affected tires at no cost to the owners. However, Hankook has not yet announced a schedule for notifying owners. Customers can contact Hankook customer service at 1-800-426-5665 for further information and assistance.


Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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