Howmet Aerospace Wheel systems (formerly Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products or Alcoa Wheel Products) since October 2000 is voluntarily recalling forged aluminum light truck wheels, size 16x7J, LTS style, 8 on 6.5" bolt pattern (Alcoa part number 167011). These wheels were manufactured for the aftermarket (non-OEM) consumer and are used primarily on ¾- and 1-ton pickups that were sold from 1994 until Sept 2000. A crack can develop from hand hole to hand hole and can result in additional cracks and potential failure over time if the wheel is not removed from service.
Failure can include separation of the wheel from the vehicle if the crack is allowed to propagate around the entire circumference of the wheel.
Howmet Aerospace will replace the forged aluminum light truck Alcoa wheels, size 16x7J, LTS style, 8 on 6.5" bolt pattern (Alcoa part number 167011) with an alternate style wheel.
Howmet Aerospace Inc.
for Alcoa Wheel Products
3320 Gilchrist Road
Mogadore, OH 44260