policy applies to the original consumer/owner or user
of any new tire manufactured by KUMHO Tire Co., Ltd.
and produced after 1997. Eligible tires must be used
on the vehicle on which they were originally installed
according the vehicle manufacturer's recommendation.
is covered by the warranty and how long
(1) new original usable tread has worn down to 2/32"
remaining (i.e., worn down to the top of the built-in
indicators in the tread grooves), (2) before 6 years
from the date of manufacture for every passenger and
light truck tire (whichever comes first), (3) before
5 years from the date of manufacture for truck tire
(whichever comes first), any KUMHO tire covered by this
warranty becomes unusable due to a material or workmanship
condition, KUMHO will do either of the following:
the first 2/32" of the original usable tread, KUMHO
will replace such tire with a comparable new KUMHO tire
free of charge. Applicable taxes on the new tire and
costs of mounting and balancing service are payable
by the owner.
the first 2/32" of the original usable tread, a credit
will be given toward the purchase of a comparable new
KUMHO Tire in proportion of the original usable tread
remaining on the returned tire to the original usable
tread of the new tire. Applicable taxes and cost of
mounting and balancing service are payable by the owner.
amount of such credit will be calculated by the following
= O.T.R. x P
Amount of credit
Original Usable Tread Remaining on Returned Tire
Original Usable Tread on New Tire
Purchase Price of New Tire in accordance with KUMHO
List effective at the time of adjustment.
Remarks: Please refer to Adjustment Credit Percentage
on out-of-balance or out-of-round tires is allowed only
during the first 2/32" of the original tread.
is not covered
limited warranty is applicable only in the United States,
and any tires used or equipped on a vehicle registered
or operated outside of the U.S. are not covered by this
branded or marked "Non-Adjustable(NA)" or "Blemished(Blem)"
or DOT/Serial numbers previously cut will not be adjusted.
damage or irregular wear due to:
hazards, including, puncture, cut, impact break, bulge,
snag, stone drill, collision,
use while run flat or under acute under-inflation
use or operation, without limitation, improper inflation
pressure, overloading, use of an improper rim, vehicle
misalignment, tire/wheel assembly imbalance or other
vehicle condition, worn suspension components, improper
mounting or de-mounting, misuse, misapplication, fire
or other externally generated heat, water or other material
trapped inside the tire during mounting, tire alteration,
racing, or competition purposes, improper inserting
of sealant, balance or filler materials.
tire worn beyond the wear bars (less than 2/32" remaining
cost of application taxes and mounting and balance service.
or weather cracking on tires over four (4) years from
the date of manufacture
disturbance claims submitted after the first 2/32" tread
of time or use, inconvenience, or any incidental or
order to be eligible for KUMHO's limited warranty service,
the owner must:
the tire to the KUMHO dealer from which the original
purchase was made;
proof of purchase to satisfaction of the dealer;
and sign a KUMHO warranty claim form, which is available
at any authorized dealer;
the amounts due on a new tire, less the amount of credit,
including taxes, mounting and balancing charges or cost
of other services ordered.
limited warranty gives the owner of KUMHO tires specific
legal right, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state. LIMITED TREAD WEAR WARRANTY
tread has worn out (excluding 2/32" remaining tread
depth) before the warranty miles or within 4 years after
original purchase, KUMHO will provide a comparable new
tire, charging the customer for tread wear.
charge to the customer will be calculated by multiplying
the dealer's current selling price by the percentage
of the total mileage run on the replacement tire to
the warranty miles.
warranty adjustment table)
Passenger Radial Tires
KH792 and KH795 steel belted radial passenger tire that
has been damaged due to normal road hazard condition
and can not be repaired during the first 25% of the
usable tread, will be replaced free of charge with an
equivalent KUMHO tire.
make a claim, the claimant must present KUMHO's warranty
card which records the date of purchase, name of purchaser,
original mileage and identification of the vehicle to
the authorized KUMHO dealer.
cost of mounting, balancing and other service charges
or taxes shall be paid by the customer.
user must rotate the tires at least every 5,000 miles.
of KUMHO radial truck tires are warranted to remain
serviceable up to the point of second retread.
an examination by KUMHO shows that a casing of a KUMHO
radial truck tire delivers unsatisfactory service due
to factors within the manufacturer's control, KUMHO
will give a credit toward the purchase price of a comparable
new KUMHO tire in the amount indicated below:
Size Casing Value
R 16 $30.00 8.25 R 15 $35.00 255/70R22.5 $50.00 9.00R20,
10R22.5 $60.00 10.00R20, 11R22.5 $70.00 295/75R22.5,295/80R22
$70.00 11.00R20, 12.00R20 $80.00 10.00R22, 11.00R22
$80.00 12R22.5,315/80R22.5 $80.00 12.00R24, 11R24.5
$80.00 285/75R24.5 $80.00 385/65R22.5,425/65R22.5 $80.00
truck tires used in mining service are not eligible
under this program.