2017 Kelly Armorsteel KDA 11R22.5 LR G


SUMITOMO RUBBER USA is conducting a voluntary recall for Kelly Armorsteel KDA size 11R22.5 Load Range G drive tires produced for Goodyear in their Tonawanda, NY manufacturing facility.

If further assistance is required for any reason, including difficulty in obtaining free replacement tires, please contact the Customer Assistance Center at 450 Kipling Ave, Toronto, ON M8Z 5E1, or call 800-321-2136.

Recall Details

Summary of Recall


The affected tires (shown below) contain a mold stamping irregularity where certain information required by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to be displayed on both sides of the tire, is missing from one sidewall of the tire, which could lead to a safety hazard.

Contact the Kelly commercial truck retailer where you purchased the tires or contact your nearest authorized Kelly commercial truck retailer. To find the nearest retailer, go to kelleytires.com/truck and enter your location information in the Find A Dealer area or call 800-321-2136. The retailer will inspect the tires and let you know if they fall within the DOT date range described above and therefore qualify for free replacement as part of this recall.


For further information, click here for a copy of the letter Goodyear is sending to customers related to this recall.


Affected Tires


Affected tires are those with the following Tire Identification Numbers found on the sidewall of the tires:


Tire Size DOT #'s
11R22.5 DA3TBFKW4916 - 5016

The tire size (P215/60R16 in this example) can be found on the sidewall of your current tires. Take a look to make sure that you have the correct size.


Passenger tires


Most tires will indicate the size on the sidewall in the following order:

  1. Tire Width (215 in this example)
  2. Aspect Ratio (60 in this example)
  3. Rim Diameter (16 in this example)

High-flotation tires


High-flotation tires will indicate the size on the sidewall in the following order:

  1. Overall Diameter
  2. Section Width
  3. Rim Diameter

Tire size location

DOT (stands for Department of Transportation) means that the tire complies with all applicable transportation safety standards established in the United States. The DOT or serial number must begin with the letters "DOT" followed by a combination of numbers and letters up to 12 characters. You can find the DOT number on the sidewall of your tires as shown in the example below.


Goodyear tire close up showing DOT number