© Reuters. The Goodyear emblem is seen at a tire workshop in Caracas, Venezuela December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. auto security company mentioned Friday it was closing an investigation it opened in 2017 into the security of some Goodyear tires used on motor houses that haven’t been produced in almost 20 years.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber in June mentioned it could recall 173,000 G159 tires measurement 275/70R22.5 tires used on leisure automobiles due to the potential for catastrophic tread separations.
The Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration had sought the recall in February.
Goodyear mentioned earlier it didn’t imagine its tires had been faulty and questioned if any of these tires had been nonetheless in use, noting they haven’t been produced since 2003.