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December 6, 1999

Continental General 295/75R225 Tires Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today published the recall of certain Continental General 295/75R225 Tires manufactured between December 1998 - February 1999 because some S380A 295/75R22.5 LR G tires with the Serial Nos. A3371E5488 through A3371E5089, are experiencing deflation as a result of stress splits or cracks beginning at the point of attachment of the sidewall to the square bead wire bundle, with resulting damage to the tire ply.

Approximately 4,750 tires are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace these tires.

Owner notification began during September 1999.

Owners who do not receive free replacement tires within a reasonable time should contact Continental General at 1-800-726-7113.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99T008]

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