A Goodyear G159 tire recall may be forthcoming as safety regulators investigate whether the tires sold for motorhomes are too dangerous to be on the roads.
CarComplaints.com reported that in addition to the federal investigation opened by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) is trying to find answers about the G159 tires by filing a Freedom of Information Act request.
The Center wants to see documents related to G159 tires, documents Goodyear has spent years keeping confidential while the company faced multiple lawsuits. One of those lawsuits claims almost 100 deaths and injuries are tied to G159 tires that fail, including while driving at highway speeds.
CAS wants the information because when NHTSA opened its investigation, the government admitted Goodyear’s information about G159 tires failures is “confidential” and not available for the public.
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