NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17T016
Synopsis : Max-Trac Tire Co., Inc. (Max-Trac) is recalling certain Avon Viper Stryke tires, sizes 120/70R14, 120/70R15, 160/60R14, and 160/60R15, manufactured from January 4, 2015, through April 8, 2017. A bulge may develop in the tread or the tread may separate from the tire. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other than Passenger Cars.” A bulge in the tread or a tread separation can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Max-Trac will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America at 1-800-642-7470 extension 3159. Max-Trac’s number for this recall is 169.