February 13, 2002
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Has Recalled Discovery H/T Tires
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
Cooper Discovery H/T tires.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2884
Manufactured: 10/2001 - 11/2001
TIRE DESCRIPTION: COOPER DISCOVERY H/T TIRES, SIZE P225/75R15 PRODUCED BY
COPPER TIRE & RUBBER CO., BETWEEN OCTOBER 7 AND NOVEMBER 17, 2001. SOME OF
THESE TIRES MAY HAVE INNERLINER TEARS CAUSED BY THE PROCESS OF EJECTING THE
TIRE FROM THE MOLD AFTER CURING.
WHEN THIS CONDITION EXISTS, IT COULD RESULT IN ACCELERATED AIR LOSS. LOSS OF
AIR COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A
COOPER IS NOTIFYING ITS CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THEIR TIRES REPLACED FREE OF
CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR
VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT
RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT COOPER'S
CUSTOMER RELATIONS AT 800-854-6288. ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL
HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02T002000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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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!
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