Goodyear Fortera HL

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is conducting a voluntary recall for Goodyear Fortera HL tires, size P255/65R18 109S, manufactured in weeks 4419 and 4519 (mid-November).If further assistance is required for any reason, including difficulty in obtaining free replacement tires, please contact the Customer Assistance Center, D728 at 200 Innovation Way, Akron, Ohio 44316, or by calling toll free 1-800-592-3267.

Recall Details

Certain Goodyear Fortera HL tires may have been built incorrectly due to a tire machine malfunction. The malfunction can lead to an out of specification belt width. This condition can cause a tire belt separation which may lead to a loss of vehicle control and result in a crash.

Contact the Goodyear retailer where you purchased the tires or contact your nearest authorized Goodyear retailer. To find the nearest retailer, go to and enter your location information in the Find A Store area or call 1-800-466-3932. The retailer will inspect the tires and let you know if they fall within the DOT date range described above and therefore qualify for replacement as part of this recall.

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

Affected Tires

Affected tires are those with the following Tire Identification Numbers found on the sidewall of the tires. Only tires with the DOT number below are being recalled.

Tire Size DOT# Range
P255/65R18 109S 4BXMARDR4419 - 4519


The DOT or serial number begins with the letters "DOT" followed by a combination of numbers and letters up to 13 characters. You can find the DOT number on the sidewall of your tires as shown in the example. Do not include the letters "DOT" in the input box.

Please note, when some tires are mounted, the full DOT number will face the inside of your wheel well and not show on the exterior facing sidewall. Your dot code should be is 10-13 digits long with the last 4 digitas as numbers.

There are two places to find your tire size. Look directly on your tire sidewall or inside your driver’s side door jamb for your vehicle’s tire size.

Passenger Tire Sidewall
 Passenger Tire Sidewall 
High Flotation Tire Sidewall
 High Flotation Tire Sidewall 
Inside Your Door Jamb
 Inside Your Door Jamb 

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