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August 20, 2002

Cooper Tire Has Recalled the Cooper P20570R15

(SafetyAlerts) -  Cooper Tire Has Recalled the Cooper P20570R15 because of a possible fold in the innerliner.

Number of Units Affected: 59

Defect Summary:
COOPER RESPONSE RST TOURING 2000 TIRES SIZE P205/70R15 PRODUCED BY COPPER TIRE & RUBBER CO., BETWEEN APRIL 21 AND APRIL 27, 2002. THESE TIRES MAY HAVE A FOLD ON THE INNERLINER.

Consequence Summary:
TIRES WITH A FOLD OR CRACK WILL LEAK AIR WHEN THEY ARE MOUNTED AND INFLATED. SHOULD THE AIR LOSS NOT BE DETECTED, THE LOSS OF INFLATING AIR COULD RESULT IN A TIRE FAILURE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
COOPER IS NOTIFYING ITS CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THEIR TIRES REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 30, 2002. 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 827-286-0400.

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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