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Supercat Tyres Recall - What Is Wrong With Them?

Have you heard of the Bridgestone Supercat tyres recall that occurred in Australia years ago?

Let’s take a brief look at the issues surrounding these tyres and understand the severity of the situation.

What Are Bridgestone Supercat Tyres?

Bridgestone Supercat tyres are a type of passenger car tyre. These tyres have been available in Australia since May 2010 and are distributed through various authorised channels.

When And Why Were They Recalled?

The Bridgestone Supercat tyres were recalled in February 2016 due to the detection of a potential safety concern with the tread/belt of these tyres.

The issue raised the possibility of rapid air pressure loss, which could lead to the tyre detaching from the wheel while driving. Such a situation poses a significant hazard to the driver and other road users, potentially causing a loss of vehicle control and accidents.

The affected Supercat tyres were imported by Bridgestone Australia Ltd and sold in the Australian market between May 1, 2010, and February 8, 2016.

This recall was initiated as a precautionary measure to prevent any potential incidents that could compromise the safety of drivers and passengers.

What Should Consumers Do?

If you suspect that you may have an affected Bridgestone Supercat tyre, take prompt action for your safety and that of others on the road.

Bridgestone has provided a dedicated support channel to assist affected customers.

To arrange a free replacement of the affected tyres, you can reach out to Bridgestone through their toll-free number at 1800-354-864 or by emailing

To identify whether your tyre falls within the affected range, you can use their website and provide the necessary details about your tyre. By doing so, you can guarantee that your tyres are safe and free from potential defects.


Consumers who own or have recently purchased Supercat tyres are advised to check their tyres before using them, to see whether they fall within the recall period.

Don’t compromise on safety!

Louis from Tyre Geek


I'm Louis, an engineer passionate about helping Australians choose better tyres for their vehicles!