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This Standard Limited Warranty Policy and Procedures (“Standard Limited Warranty”) applies to all new consumer (PCR/LTR) tires purchased on or after January 1, 2018, sold or distributed under the GT Radial brand bearing the corresponding D.O.T. tire identification number.


To be eligible, the tire must meet the following criteria:

  • Purchased in the United States or Canada
  • The tires were operated under normal service conditions and used on the same vehicle on which they were originally installed and according to the vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations
  • The consumer is the original purchaser of the tire
  • The tires are of correct size, load and speed rating for the make and type of vehicle
  • The tires were used on the proper road surfaces for which they were designed
  • The tires are not subject to an exclusion (see “What is not covered by the Standard Limited Warranty”)
  • The warranty claim procedure, found under “Owner’s Obligation,” is completed in full

What is not covered by the Standard Limited Warranty

This Limited Warranty does not apply to consumer (PCR/LTR) tires which have become unserviceable under (but not limited to) the following conditions:

  • The user is the original purchaser of the tire
  • Incorrect size or load rating for the vehicle
  • Road hazard injury (e.g., a cut, snag, bruise, impact damage or puncture)
  • Improper use or operation, including: improper inflation pressure, overloading, curbing, use of improper rim or wheel, improper mounting or demounting, tire/wheel spinning, misuse, misappli-cation, negligence, tire alteration, or use in competition or racing
  • Use in commercial applications for tread wear
  • Improper maintenance of tire, wheel, or vehicle components: misalignment, imbalance, worn components, or other vehicle conditions, characteristics or defects
  • Highway tires that are operated in on-off highway applications
  • Tires subjected to severe under-inflated or run-flat conditions
  • Improperly repaired tire
  • Uneven or rapid wear which is caused by mechanical irregularity in the vehicle such as wheel misalignment, (measured tread difference of 2/32 inch or more across the tread on the same tire)
  • Accident, fire, chemical corrosion, or vandalism
  • Flat spotting caused by improper storage or brake lock
  • Contamination or degradation by petroleum products or other chemicals, solid or gaseous materials other than air, nitrogen or carbon dioxide (for example, water based sealers or balancing substances
  • Ozone or weather cracking after 48 months from manufacturing date
  • With the serial number buffed, cut or illegible
  • Purchased or used outside the United States or Canada
  • With less than 2/32nds of an inch remaining tread in any groove
  • With a ride disturbance complaint that occurs after the first 2/32nds of tread wear
  • Damaged through use of any tube or flap
  • Damaged through improper use of tire chains
  • Use of Run Flat technology tires without a properly operating low air pressure warning system (TPMS - Tire Pressure Monitoring System)

See Owner’s Obligation section for claim eligibility.

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