June 2, 2000
Continental P185/70R14 Tires Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain Continental
P185/70R14 tires because certain tires were produced with a non-specified rubber compound
in the belt area, creating the risk for potential tire failure.
3,109 of these tires, manufactured between
October, 1999 through November, 1999 are affected by this recall.
Continental is notifying consumers to take their
defective tires to an authorized dealer to have the tires replaced with an identical or
reasonable equivalent tire free of charge, including mounting and balancing. The
manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin in April 2000.
Purchasers of these tires should contact their
dealer or call Continental at 1-800-847-3349 to register with the manufacturer for the
[NHTSA Recall No. 00T002]
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers June 2,
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