US ends review of Steeltex tires, no defects found


WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. auto regulators again denied a request on Wednesday to investigate heavy duty Firestone Steeltex tires, finding no evidence of defects and unremarkable failure rates when compared to other brands. It was the third time in two years the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rejected assertions that millions of Steeltex tires on the road today may be defective. The latest case covered two petitions filed in May by a California attorney who had ...

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