July 17, 2013 4:07 pm

Transport Canada issues recall for Michelin tires

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Transport Canada has issued a recall for several models of Michelin tires.

The federal agency said some tires could have a pinhole in the sidewall, due to incorrect handling.

“A loss of inflation pressure could cause increased tire temperature, which could lead to tire failure. This could result in a vehicle crash causing property damage and/or personal injury,” Transport Canada advised.

The recall affects 4,000 units, including:

Retailers will replace tires affected by the recall.

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