LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP/WVOC) - Michelin is voluntarily recalling 100,000 tires after a retailer discovered that some had holes and quickly deflated.
The puncture in the sidewall was caused by machines used to handle the finished tires, winch were made in Michelin's plant in Lexington.
The recall affects certain sizes of tires typically used on light trucks and SUVs.
There have been no reports of damage, death or injury.
Michelin says about 2,500 of the recalled tires may have the defect.
Customers who have purchased the tires will be notified by mail.
Purchasers can contact Michelin for more information at 1-855-851-4951 or www.michelinman.com/voluntarysafetyrecall.