Firestone Press Release
Firestone Wilderness AT Tires Recall

August 10, 2000

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone/Firestone announced yesterday in Washington DC the voluntary recall of all Firestone Radial ATX and Radial ATX II tires in size P235/75R15, and Wilderness AT tires in size P235/75R15 produced at the Decatur, Illinois plant. This recall includes original equipment and replacement tires of only that size and type. The company has taken this action as a demonstration of its commitment to customer satisfaction, though it remains Bridgestone/Firestone’s position that all Radial ATX and Wilderness AT tires, when properly inflated and maintained, have provided, and will continue to provide, dependable overall performance.

The following current model vehicles equipped with Firestone Wilderness tires are not involved in this recall:

  • Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks
  • Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban sport utility vehicles
  • Ford Expedition sport utility vehicles
  • Ford Escape sport utility vehicles
  • GMC Yukon and Yukon XL sport utility vehicles
  • Mazda Tribute sport utility vehicles
  • Nissan Frontier pickup trucks
  • Pontiac Aztek sport recreational vehicles
  • Subaru Outback sport utility wagons
  • Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks
  • Toyota 4 Runner sport utility vehicles

SOURCE: Bridgestone/Firestone