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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 recall.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00T002]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers June 2, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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