December 18, 2001
COOPER TIRE Has Recalled the DEL-NAT, CHAPARRAL AP
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
the COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO. DEL-NAT, CHAPARRAL AP tire.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1848
Manufactured: 08/2001 - 10/2001
TIRE DESCRIPTION: DEL-NAT CORPORATION CHAPARRAL AP TIRES, SIZE P265/75R15
AND P265/75R16 PRODUCED BT COPPER TIRE & RUBBER CO., BETWEEN AUGUST 26 AND
OCTOBER 6, 2001. THESE TIRES MAY NOT HAVE ADEQUATE RUBBER COVERAGE OF THE
BELT EDGE DUE TO LOW TREAD GAUAGE UNDER THE SHOULDER SLOTS.
WHEN THIS CONDITION EXISTS, IT MAY EVENTUALLY EXPOSE THE BELT WIRES WHICH
COULD LEAD TO BELT DEGRADATION.
COOPER WILL NOTIFY ITS DEALERS/CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THE TIRES REPLACED FREE OF
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01T018000.
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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