American Pacific Industries, Inc. (American Pacific) is recalling approximately 1,226 Gladiator X-Comp A/T tires, size LT285/75R16, Load Range E and with DOT date codes 0718 to 0420. Due to a manufacturing issue, the sidewall may separate from the tire. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles."
The LT285/75R16 feature a max load rating of 3,750 pounds and are made in the U.S.A.
American Pacific will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. Owners may contact American Pacific customer service at (661) 702-0988 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236.
American Pacific has not yet provided a notification schedule.